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Based on the true story of Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael's skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. Michael Oher was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft.
The Blind Side is a 2009 American biographical (See biography movies list) sports drama movie. The film is based on a book by journalist Michael Lewis chronicling the real experiences of Michael Oher (See Michael Oher's wiki). The film follows Oher from his impoverished upbringing, through the years at Wingate Christian School (a fictional representation of Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, Tennessee), his adoption by the Tuohy family, to his position as one of the most highly coveted prospects in college football.
Sandra Bullock was praised for her performance. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role "Leigh Anne Tuohy". Besides, she also won the Best Actress Awards of Critics' Choice Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
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