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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Sport  -  23 November 1996 (USA)
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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 »

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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 rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 was the 25th anniversary of the first tournament named after him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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From the mean streets of Harlem come the greatest basketball player the world has never known.

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Rated R for graphic drug use, strong language, some sexuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Earl "The Goat" Manigault: I'm a father, man.
Coach Pratt: You... must be very proud of yourself.
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A Place in the Sun
Written by Stevie Wonder
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A fallen star
27 February 2003 | by (east orange, new jersey) – See all my reviews

A man who could have been the best NBA player in basketball history fell victim to the abuse of drugs (heroin). Earl Manigault was Kareem Abdul Jabbar favorite street ball player,and had the highest jump that anyone couldn't image. This movie was interesting and inspiring,especially for me who was playing ball at the park around the time this movie was televised (1996-97). Well written by ER star Eric Lasalle.


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