Won't Back Down

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2012 | PG | Drama

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis play two determined mothers, one a teacher, who will stop at nothing to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureauc... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 28, 2012

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Oscar Isaac
Michael Raymond
Holly Hunter
Union Leader
Rosie Perez
School Board Head
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DIRECTOR

Daniel Barnz

Screenwriter

Daniel Barnz
Brin Hill

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Rating MPAA

PG for thematic elements and language

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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis play two determined mothers, one a teacher, who will stop at nothing to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • A fictional story inspired by actual events.
Also Known As
  • Still I Rise
  • Steel Town
  • Learning To Fly
Shooting Locations
  • July 2011: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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