Director: George Tillman Jr.
Writer(s): Scott Marshall Smith
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis, Hal Holbrook, Michael Rapaport, Powers Boothe, David Keith, Holt McCallany, David Conrad, Joshua Leonard, Carl Lumbly, Lonette McKee, Glynn Turman, Dennis Troutman, Joshua Feinman, Theo Nicholas Pagones, Ryan Honey, Chris Warren, Lester B. Hanson, Jack Frazier, David Richard Heath, Demene Hall, Alimi Ballard, Shawn Michael Howard, Troy Lund, Henry Harris, Matt Dotson, David Meyers, Richard Perry Turner, George ‘Chick’ Rankins, Richard Sanders, Henry Noble, Dennis Bateman, Eric Newsome, Steven Clark Pachosa, Marilyn Faith Hickey, Bruce Burkhartsmeier, Michael Tyrone Williamson, Michelle Guthrie, Michael Patrick Egan, Scott Kraft, Tim Monsion, Dulé Hill, Timothy McCuen Piggee, John Polce, The Count, Allen Gerbino, Art Gotisar, Robert Blanche, Ivory Leslie Dilley, Chad W. Smathers, Wayne Morse, Rachel Jahn, Jon Du Clos, Leon Russom, Richard Radecki, Randy Flagler, Jeremy Taylor, Ayanna Berkshire, Carl Brashear, Heath Centazzo, Mark Correy, Jayson Crittenden, Joe Guarneri, Ethan Hoyt, Chris Krueger, Jonah Loeb, Koko Masako, Roger Petan, Tyler Posey, Geno Romo, Laurie Slater, Kevin Michael Watson, Brad Everett Young
Synopsis: The story ultimately revolves around two “men of honor”; their relationship, their individual and joint failures and triumphs. Carl Brashear is determined to be the first African American Navy Diver in a time where racism is rife. Leslie Sunday is his embittered trainer, determined to see him fail. Fate, challenges and circumstances eventually draw these two men together in a tale of turbulence and ultimately triumph.
Release Date: November 10, 2000 (USA) | Length: 129 min | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language.