the blind side is based on what football player
The Blind Side is a 2009 American biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis.
The storyline features Michael Oher, an offensive lineman who played for the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans, and currently is signed with the Carolina Panthers in the NFL.
The film follows Oher from his impoverished upbringing, through his years at Wingate Christian School (a fictional representation of Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, Tennessee),his adoption by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, to his position as one of the most highly coveted prospects in college football, then finally becoming a first-round pick of the Ravens.
Michael Oher is an NFL football player with the Baltimore Ravens. He was the subject of Michael Lewis’s book ‘The Blind Side’ and the 2009 film of the same name.Feb 8, 2016
Michael Oher – Athlete, Football Player – Biography.com
The Blind Side
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by John Lee Hancock
Produced by Broderick Johnson
Screenplay by John Lee Hancock
Based on The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
by Michael Lewis
Starring Sandra Bullock
Music by Carter Burwell
Cinematography Alar Kivilo
Edited by Mark Livolsi
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
November 20, 2009
Country United States
Budget $29 million
Box office $309.2 million