Kevin Costner stars in this sports drama set in 1987 from director Niki Caro. Football coach Jim White (Costner) moves with his wife Cheryl (Maria Bello) and their two daughters to McFarland, California, a poor city with a largely Hispanic population. While working as a gym teacher Jim discovers a group of students with a talent for running and persuades the school principal to let him set up and coach a cross-country team. Jim and his team members face challenges both during training and in their personal lives. Can they prove they have what it takes to win?