The actor/writer and his dad, Reverend Dr. Mel White, appeared on the show in 2009 and came in sixth place.
Father and son were invited back to participate in The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business earlier this year (Feb11) for a second chance at victory but they were eliminated before the final round and White still feels horrible about putting his dad through so many gruelling challenges.
He says, "We got to come back for the All Stars. That one was actually harder, I guess because everyone had already done it before, so they decided to kick it up, to make it more tough. Within, like, five hours of getting off the first plane, by dad had passed out in my arms... I was crying, and I'm like, 'Somebody help us.'
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Black, a relative newcomer to lead roles, edged established star DENZEL WASHINGTON, whose film Out of Time debuted at second place with $17 million (GBP10.6 million) - even though School of Rock opened in fewer theatres. Playing in 2,614 cinemas, School of Rock averaged $7,728 (GBP4,830) per theatre, compared to a $5,527 (GBP3,453) average in 3,076 film houses for Out of Time.
PAUL DERGARABEDIAN, president of box-office tracker EXHIBITOR RELATIONS, says, "I think it has more to do with the subject matter than the stars. School of Rock has a younger, school-age appeal. Black's like a big kid, like an ADAM SANDLER-type persona. Irreverent, funny, bucks the establishment. That brings in younger audiences."
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