• Publication date: January 19, 2014

Radio

The inspirational true-life story of James Robert ‘Radio’ Kennedy a young man with an intellectual disability and Coach Jones, a high school football coach with a big heart…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2003

MBC Max:

March 24, 2014 16:00 (KSA) ~ March 24, 2014 15:00 (CLT)

The inspirational true-life story of James Robert ‘Radio’ Kennedy a young man with an intellectual disability and Coach Jones, a high school football coach with a big heart…

No one used to interact much with James Robert Kennedy, known as Radio to the townspeople, not until Coach Jones, one of the town’s most revered men, began trying to earn Radio’s trust and friendship. The story that unfolds and the richness both men add to each other’s lives and the lives of those around, inspires us to grow into better humans…

Starring:

  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. as James Robert ‘Radio’ Kennedy
  • Ed Harris as Coach Jones
  • Debra Winger as Mrs. Jones
  • S. Epatha Merkerson as Maggie Kennedy
  • Sarah Drew as Mary Helen Jones
  • Alfre Woodard as Principal Daniels
  • Riley Smith as Johnny Clay
  • Chris Mulkey as Frank Clay

Directed by:  Michael Tollin

Rating:  PG for mild language and thematic elements