Boys in the boat

Discover the incredible journey of the Boys in the Boat, a group of determined athletes who defied the odds to achieve greatness. Dive into the captivating world of rowing and be inspired by their courage and determination.
Opinion: ‘The Boys in the Boat’ joins a film canon selling this misleading myth | CNN Comedy, George Clooney, The Boat, Boys In The Boat, James Brown, Callum Turner, Hadley, Joel Edgerton, The Incredibles

Most people have at some point tried very hard at something they cared about without ever achieving great success, writes Noah Berlatsky, but that’s not normal in Hollywood - which, as shown in ‘The Boys in the Boat’ - focuses almost exclusively on the outlier underdogs, who try and try and then have unlikely overwhelming success.

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The Real Story of 'The Boys in the Boat': From Underdogs to Olympic Heroes — People People, Films, The Boat, Boys In The Boat, Movies Showing, George Clooney, Olympic Hero, Olympics, Daniel James Brown

George Clooney knows the story behind The Boys in the Boat sounds almost too good to be true. “If we’d made this up,” he says, “no one would believe it.” But the odds-defying tale the director tells in his drama based on Daniel James Brown’s 2013 bestseller is historical fact, not Hollywood magic.