Blind Side, The

Lists: Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Oversized African American Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Leigh Anne and Sean, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL."

Overall Ranking: 2036 (Rank from 2009: # 53)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 16.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 41.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 8.33%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Rob from GuysFilmQuest89Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Jim Carrier89 - Great job by the cast to bring the story of Michael Oher & the Tuohy family. Loved it.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Bryan Lienesch81 - Not a tour de force in the sports genre, but holds its own in entertainment value.
Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 6
CinemaVisitor Erik70
Nick Ledgerwood65
J Patterson65
Brandon H60
Dan O'Neill60(full review)
David Baruffi52
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium52(full review)
Gorgon Reviews52
Patrick Devitt20

People Involved

  • Sandra Bullock (Leigh Anne Touhy)
  • Quinton Aaron (Michael Oher)
  • Kathy Bates (Miss Sue)
  • Tim McGraw (Sean Tuohy)
  • Jae Head (S.J. Tuohy)
  • Lily Collins (Collins Touhy)
  • Ray McKinnon (Coach Burt Cotton)
  • Kim Dickens (Mrs. Boswell)
  • Adriane Lenox (Denise Oher)
  • Catherine Dyer (Mrs. Smith)
  • Sharon Morris (Investigator Granger)
  • Andy Stahl (Principal Sandstrom)
  • Tom Nowicki (Literature Teacher)
  • Libby Whittemore (Sarcastic Teacher)
  • Brian Hollan (Jay Collis)
  • Melody Weintraub (History Teacher)
  • IronE Singleton (Alton)
  • Omar J. Dorsey (Big Tony Hamilton)
  • Paul Amadi (Steven Hamilton)
  • John Lee Hancock (Director)