A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »
Eriq La Salle
James Earl Jones,
Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time ... See full summary »
Ex-con attempting to go straight runs accross serious problems. His girlfriend gets arrested for dealing crack to an undercover police officer. In a desperate attempt to get the charges ... See full summary »
William James Stiggers Jr.,
When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts ... See full summary »
Pinky is released from prison and has decided to go straight from now on, but accidentally getting himself a job as a maintenance man at a large bank, gives him a lot of undue attention ... See full summary »
Streetballers is for basketball, what Field of Dreams was for baseball. Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving ... See full summary »
A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »
'Michael Jordan' was originally supposed to play the role that Bo Kimble went on to take. In the fall of 1998, the filmmakers went to courts with a breach-of-contract lawsuit against Jordan seeking at least $16 million in damages, citing the lack of Jordan as the cause of the film's box-office flop and the derailment of director Randall Fried, who in the words of their attorney, "should have been and would have been the next Steven Spielberg" if the film had been successful. Jordan countersued. The jury founded Jordan not liable and awarded him $50,000 in favor of his countersuit. See more »
I understand how this movie probably does come out somewhat corny, and I would agree that the acting is far from superb. Still I think it was a very good reasons for a lot of reasons. First of all, I did not read the book, but whether or not it followed the book closely, I do not give a damn. Bo Kimble in my opinion did a great job in my opinion, and was believable with his skills. The basketball in the movie might not have been great, but was far better then many so called basketball movies out there. One of the major reasons I liked the movie is the fact that it was unpredictable. Most of the movies I watch I seem to know most everything that is going to play out after a few min. into the movie, or after seeing the trailer. I thought I knew how this movie was going to go, but it turned out to be a lot different which I liked, because I don't really see it that often. I am not sure how much money went into this movie, it seems to be more of a low budget picture. Overall I really liked it though, I like how they depicted Bo Kimbles role of Mathew. You really got the filling that he just loved the game, he didn't play for other people, or for money, just for himself. I think if you truly love playing/practicing the game you'll like this movie to some degree. I think it is a players movie. If your more of the spectator type and/or are looking for a good movie, there is probably a good chance you'll be disappointed. Its a movie some are really going to enjoy and others are not, you just got to find out if it is a good movie for you. Peace
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