Stand And Deliver

Lists: Drama, Biopic

Brief Synopsis: "Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students."

Overall Ranking: 542 (Rank from 1988: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83Comedy: 3
Rewatch: 7
Dan O'Neill70(full review)

People Involved

  • Edward James Olmos (Jaime A. Escalante)
  • Lou Diamond Phillips (Angel Guzman)
  • Rosanna DeSoto (Fabiola Escalante)
  • Andy Garcia (Dr. Ramirez)
  • Ramón Menéndez (Director)