Won't Back Down

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Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look 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

  1. Daniel Barnz

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Viola Davis

    Viola Davis

    Nona Alberts

  2. Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Jamie Fitzpatrick

  3. Ving Rhames

    Ving Rhames

    Principal Thompson

  4. Lance Reddick

    Lance Reddick

    Charles Alberts

  5. Rosie Perez

    Rosie Perez

    Breena Harper

  6. Emily Alyn Lind

    Emily Alyn Lind


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget -

Revenue $5,310,554.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 28, 2012
    PG, Theatrical



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