PG certificateKnights of the South Bronx is a Film programme that first aired in 2005 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Knights of the South Bronx is a 3 star programme

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Knights of the South Bronx (2005)

Directed by
Allen Hughes

Ted Danson plays Richard Mason, an out-of-work businessman who takes up supply teaching in a tough Bronx school. He finds it hard to motivate his pupils until they discover he's a chess champion. Intrigued, they beg him to teach them the game and as their maths and reading scores rocket thanks to the new discipline, much to the amazement of the school's principal, they also start to trounce richer schools with dedicated chess coaches on their way to the national schools chess tournament. Allen Hughes' movie is based on a real-life story.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2005

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

Made for TV


Image for Ted DansonTed Danson...Richard
Image for Malcolm David KelleyMalcolm David Kelley...Jimmy
Keke Palmer...Kenya Russell
Clifton Powell...Cokey
Image for Devon BostickDevon Bostick...Darren
Brian Markinson...Arnie
Kate Vernon...Richard's wife
Alex Karzis...Kasparov
Karen LeBlanc...Dolly