January 27, 2006
Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and language
When he won a coveted admission spot to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, local kid Jake Huard (JAMES FRANCO, "James Dean") thought all his dreams had come true - but his battle to become the man he wants to be is only just beginning.
Now, uncertain if a regular kid from a poor blue collar family can fit into the Academy's pressure-cooker atmosphere, and barely making the grade as a Freshman "plebe," Jake has one last...
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Trite but harmless, "Annapolis" follows the adventures of one young loser trying to achieve his dreams - of becoming a West Point graduate. No, there's nothing bad about graduating from the prestigious school, but the main character, played by James Franco, is so full of himself that he does his best not to succeed every step of the way. Of course, his commanding officer (or drill sargeant or whatever they are called at West Point) sees something in him, even though the audience doesn't. Full movie review »