Greater

Greater

Streaming Video - 2016
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A true story of Arkansas Razorbacks walk-on offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth (Christopher Severino). Devoutly Christian and ridiculed for his portly appearance, Burlsworth defies the odds to make the Razorbacks' squad in 1994, and ultimately develops into an All-American player and top NFL prospect.
Publisher: [United States] : Well Go USA : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: streaming video file (1 video file (ca. 131 min.)) : sd., col

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catwcap
Jan 11, 2018

Whether you are of faith or not, understand football or the fervent devotion to "Friday night football" culture, this movie is much more than about either/both. It is a truly inspiring and uplifting story about a young boy who took every advantage given to him and even created a few to get to become the incredible young man he was. This movie is worth a watch by everyone - sports fan or not, and faiths of all perspective.

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uugene
Nov 21, 2017

Simply awful.

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jaketaz777
Sep 28, 2017

GOD so thoroughly used this man as his faith in Him kept growing. His reward awaits, with his call from grave by Jesus. Fantastic person as a role model for children & the older kids like us...

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 17, 2017

Greater is not only an awesome movie but is based on one of the greatest stories you'll ever hear. Greater tells the true story of Brandon Burlsworth and his dream of playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks football team. After high school he had scholarships for smaller colleges but he wanted to play for the Razorbacks, so he joined as a walk on. Brandon worked hard nonstop to get a spot on the team no matter the odds and once he did, he became one of the best college football players. He even was drafted into the NFL although I don't want to say too much. Brandon's story is very inspiring and moving. He was determined and continuously worked hard to achieve his dream of being a Razorback. Whether you like sports or not this is a great movie and a heartwarming story that everyone will love.
Rating 5/5 stars.
- @Storm17 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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ajwriter
Jul 30, 2017

Wonderful inspiring movie of working hard for a dream and overcoming many obstacles will see dreams coming true and a true character can influence those around them for the better.

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kcleveland
Jul 16, 2017

Absolutely wonderful movie!! Definitely worth watching!!!

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wlbarnes
Jun 29, 2017

great story, very inspirational. Well done movie with believable actors.
I loved the ending and how the family honored him with scholarships for others.

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leanneconeill
Jun 09, 2017

This film is an excellent true story, what a treat to find such an inspirational treasure!

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Olivy
Jun 03, 2017

An amazing man and touching story.

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LynJoan
Apr 17, 2017

We enjoyed this faith based movie very much. A great story well filmed and well told. Pleasantly surprised that hey took the time to build Brandon's back story so that his character was believable and solid. If you need and inspiring story, then this is the right film to get.

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