Street Date:
March 04, 2014
Format:
DVD
DVD UPC:
883476132372
SRP:
$14.99
Genre:
VHFFFY
Status:
Available
Home Entertainment
Product Overview
The inspirational true story of Cory Weissman, a college basketball player who suffers a devastating stroke but perseveres to find new meaning in his life both on, and more importantly, off the court.

Production Year: 2012

Director: Mike Levine

Stars: David Henrie, Beau Bridges, Cassie Thomson, Hannah Marks

BUY! HERE'S WHY!
  • The inspirational true story of a college athlete who overcame enormous odds to once again play ball
  • Dramatic and wholesome themes for the entire family
  • Story covered by national news/sports media including ESPN
  • Potential to garner big support from various partners such as the American Heart Association, Gettysburg College, and the NCAA
  • Talent and the real Corey Weissman to support the film and foster stroke awareness leading up to street date

    Target: 13-49 / Families / Sports Fans / Stroke Support

    DVD SPECS:
    Studio: Gettysburg Great
    UPC: 883476132372
    Rating: NR
    Screen Format: WS
    Language: English
    Subtitles: None
    # of Discs / Runtime: 1/ 97 min
    Genre: Drama
  • Dove Review
    COMP TITLES: A Mile in His Shoes

    1000 To 1: The Cory Weissman Story
    Quality Rating: 1-5 Doves

    Dove Family-Approved
    Suitable for all ages


    Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for All Ages

    Dove Worldview:
    This is an inspiring movie to watch! You may cry, you may shake your head in wonder at the singular determination in this young collegiate basketball player named Cory Weissman, but one thing you will do is be inspired. Cory scored a thousand points in high school and can't wait to begin racking up the points for his Gettysburg college team. However, a stroke suddenly strikes the young man and totally blows his plans into chaos. His determination in dealing with surgeries, rehab, seizures and setbacks is amazing. His courage is to be commended, especially when his girlfriend, Ally (Cassi Thomson), admits she is selfish and can't imagine taking care of a disabled person for long. However, another young beautiful girl named Jess (Hannah Marks) is in Cory's future, and she has more of the same kind of make-up as his personality. David Henrie is both terrific and remarkable in his role as Cory Weissman, as is Jean Louisa Kelly who plays his mother Tina and Beau Beau Bridges as Coach George Petrie.

    Although this movie is not intended for very young children, due to the seizures and a few seriously dramatic moments, it is a wholesome movie and we recommend it happily for all ages. The fact that this amazing story is based on true life events make it even more remarkable. Cory's goal to not go scoreless through college but to play basketball again is a theme of perseverance in the movie. We are very pleased to award this DVD our Dove "Family-Approved" Seal. I would give a thousand to one odds that your family will enjoy this movie!

    Content Description:
    Sex: Kissing by husband and wife and boyfriend and girlfriend.
    Language: OMG-2; H (as a place)-1; Sucks-5; Fool (said in a kidding way by a friend)-1
    Violence: None
    Drugs: Nothing more than possibly medication being used as some doctors work on a patient.
    Nudity: Cleavage in a few scenes; shirtless men.
    Other: A young man deals with anger and frustration over his stroke and how it affects his body; a young man vomits following a stroke; a young man has seizures in a couple of scenes.