Stand and Deliver | 1988

Drama, Biopic
Story of a dedicated East Los Angeles high school teacher who transforms some of his students into math scholars.
Director: Ramon Menendez
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Jaime Escalante

Actor

... Angel

Actor

... Fabiola Escalante

Actor

... Ramirez

Actor

... Tito

Actor

... Pancho

Actor

... Molina

Actor

... Fernando Escalante

Actor

... Ana

Actor

... Secretary

Actor

... Cop

Actor

... Raquel Ortega

Actor

Company

ARCO

Production Company

American Playhouse

Production Company

Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Production Company

Dern/Mason & Floum

Production Company

Ford Foundations

Production Company

Synopsis

Based on the true story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High, who refused to write off his inner-city students as losers. Escalante cajoled, pushed, threatened and inspired 18 kids who struggled with fractions to become math wizards.

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