Disney’s McFarland, USA was recently released to Blu-Ray Combo Pack and our family quickly spent the evening with our weekly family movie night. I’m giving myself away when I start off saying, if you haven’t had the opportunity to check it out, I highly recommend it!
Disney’s McFarland, USA is based on a true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles.
This heartwarming drama follows novice runners who strive to build a cross-country team under Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) in their predominantly Latino high school. Everyone has a lot to learn about each other, but when Coach realizes the boys’ exceptional running ability, things change. Beyond their talent, it’s the power of family, commitment to each other and work ethic that transform them into champions — helping them achieve their own American dream.
McFarland, USA sounds like an every day story that you’ve heard. It takes the thoughts and struggles of many and proves that success can come! The American Dream.
But that’s not all they learned. They learned to bridge their differences to form a team, they learned to look past misconceptions. They learned about family, not just the family you were born with but the family that you make. What was the best part? Let’s just say that like with many Disney movies you watch until and maybe even after the credits roll to get the full story.
The cast in this movie is simply remarkable. Don’t miss seeing Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Carlos Pratts, and Morgan Saylor! McFarland, USA is directed by Niki Caro and produced by Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray. It’s