Stand and Deliver

(1988)

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Synopsis

Edward James Olmos stars as Jaime Escalante in this inspirational true story about a teacher and the unmotivated East Los Angeles high school students who he inspires, badgers, threatens and humors into learning the most demanding of all math sciences--calculus. But the accomplishment is so utterly fantastic that the students are accused of cheating. Given a choice to accept the allegation or retake an extremely demanding examination to prove themselves, the students decide to Stand And Deliver

Directors

Ramón Menéndez

Production year

1988

Rating

PG

Studio

Warner Bros.

Runtime

105 minutes

Cast

Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Vanessa Marquez, Andy Garcia, Virginia Paris