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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: You want the ball? Go get it! You country-ass nigga, man. You ain't know shit about basketball! Man, just fuck you, man! Fuck this whole fucking place, man!
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A Place in the Sun
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rebound
5 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

was a great movie I thought it told of a mans life the roads each of us choose sometimes the bad as well as the good all in all the goat made the right move eventually . great movie true to life it showed the great city of new york for which Iam from fantastic new york story it also shows what do a man do when he falls he gets up it also focus on greats like Connie Hawkins/earl the pearl / Kareem Abdul jab bar/wilt chamberlain also it showed the real EARL MANIGAULT FANTASTIC he had moves that were not seen in those days......all of the actors were fantastic including don himself great movie that all should see also Eric Lasalle was fantastic as a director......


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