The Blind Side takes us into the incredible real life story of Baltimore Raven Michael Oher, and the struggles he went through in life to arrive as an NFL offensive tackle. Warm, heartbreaking, and surprisingly funny, John Lee Hancock's stirring new drama is sure to be the surprise hit of the holiday season. As part of Oher's own cheering section, we've decided to hold a brand new contest in his honor. If you act fast, you could win an American Apparel fleece track jacket from the film, as well as a T-shirt, a water bottle, a duffle bag, or a key-chain. Don't get hit from the back by another contest hopeful. Watch your blind side, and enter our contest today!
We're giving away the following prizes:
- American Apparel Unisex Piped Fleece Track Jacket
- - Stainless-Steel Insulated Water Bottle (Won't sweat and won't leach plastic into your drinks!)
- - Duffle Bag
- - The Blind Side Football Key Chain
- - The Blind Side Who's Got Your Back? Men's Tees
- - The Blind Side Who's Got Your Back? Women's Tees
CLICK HERE to enter this exciting contest today!
Sandra Bullock (The Proposal), Tim McGraw (Friday Night Lights) and Oscar® winner Kathy Bates (Misery) star in Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures' The Blind Side, which depicts the remarkable true story of All-American football star Michael Oher.
Teenager Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) is surviving on his own, virtually homeless, when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock). Learning that the young man is one of her daughter's classmates, Leigh Anne insists that Michael-wearing shorts and a t-shirt in the dead of winter-come out of the cold. Without a moment's hesitation, she invites him to stay at the Tuohy home for the night. What starts out as a gesture of kindness turns into something more as Michael becomes part of the Tuohy family despite the differences in their backgrounds.
Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. And as the family helps Michael fulfill his potential, both on and off the football field, Michael's presence in the Tuohys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own.
The Blind Side is directed by John Lee Hancock (The Rookie), who also wrote the screenplay based on the book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis. Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson produced the film with Molly Smith, Erwin Stoff and Timothy M. Bourne serving as executive producers.
Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw star as Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, and Kathy Bates stars as Michael Oher's dedicated tutor, Miss Sue. Quinton Aaron is introduced in the central role of Michael Oher. The film also stars young actors Lily Collins and Jae Head as the Tuohy children, Collins and S.J., respectively.
The behind-the-scenes creative team is led by director of photography Alar Kivilo, two-time Oscar®-nominated production designer Michael Corenblith, editor Mark Livolsi, costume designer Daniel Orlandi and composer Carter Burwell.
The Blind Side is a presentation of Alcon Entertainment and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The Blind Side has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for "one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references."
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