The Real Story Behind ‘The Blind Side’

The Blind Side is a modern classic American college sports movie, which arrived in worldwide cinemas late 2009. It is a true story and based on real life events. Gracing our screens is award nominee actor Quinton Aaron who plays Michael “Big Mike” Oher, a troubled and impoverished student with a sporting potential bubbling beneath the surface.

The saviour of the movie, his newly adopted mother Leigh Anne Tuohy, is played by classic Hollywood babe Sandra Bullock. The film went on to be a huge success and rightly won an Academy Award for Best Film. But what exactly is the story behind this timeless sports film? To learn about what dramas and discrepancies went on backstage, read on.