Insightful story based on real events looks at the Illinois state finals of the Academic Decathlon, a high school test of knowledge. Teacher Jeff Daniels is the faculty head of the squad from Steinmetz High, who face certain defeat─until one of the students comes into possession of the tests, forcing the team to decide whether they should cheat in order to beat the opposing defending champions. With Jena Malone, Paul Sorvino. 106 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.