The semi-biographical account of Michael Oher who went on to become an offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL. As a troubled youth, Oher gets adopted into the affluent Tuohy family. Despite numerous setbacks, Leigh Anne Tuohy is able to help Michael fulfill his potential by providing guidance, encouragement, a safe environment, and love.
The Blind Side (2009) ~ Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates. The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. I think this is Sandra Bullock's finest role yet!