7.8/10
2,580
12 user 4 critic

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

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 »

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sunset Park (1996)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

Director: Steve Gomer
Stars: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Biography of pro basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich, who died suddenly in 1988 at age 40 from a heart attack.

Director: Frank C. Schroeder
Stars: Millie Perkins, Nick Benedict, Adam Guier
Blue Chips (1994)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.

Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh
Above the Rim (1994)
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.

Director: Jeff Pollack
Stars: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon
He Got Game (1998)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen
Soul of the Game (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | History | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Stars: Delroy Lindo, Mykelti Williamson, Edward Herrmann
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

Director: Kristopher Belman
Stars: LeBron James, Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis
Glory Road (2006)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

Director: James Gartner
Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.

Directors: Don Kempf, James D. Stern
Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Doug Collins
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

Director: Ron Shelton
Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez
Linsanity (2013)
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The life story of basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin.

Director: Evan Jackson Leong
Stars: Jeremy Lin, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming Yao
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

Director: Tim Story
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Dr. McDuffie
...
...
Coach Scarpelli
...
Miss Mary
...
Coach Powell
...
Evonne
Colin Cheadle ...
Young Earl
...
Dion
...
Dean Memminger
...
Wanda (as Nicole Parker)
...
Miss Marcus
...
Himself
Chick Hearn ...
Himself
...
Kimbrough
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic drug use, strong language, some sexuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 November 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rebound  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Colin Cheadle, Don Cheadle's younger brother plays young Earl. See more »

Quotes

Earl "The Goat" Manigault: You just keep on being like yourself, all right?
See more »

Soundtracks

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Written by Marvin Gaye
Performed by Marvin Gaye
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The greatest basketball player world has never known
15 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

Have you ever done a slam-dunk? Did you feel this triumph over the gravitation, height and fear? There are or there were persons who do or did it better. People will always remember players like Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius Irving, Magic Johnson. Will they remember the most celebrated streetball player Earl 'Goat' Manigault who has never played in NBA? This movie shows Earl Manigault not just as an idolized legend, but a person with his weakness, fear and shame. Jumping up and falling down are the opposite sides of the story about complicated Earl's life. This is at least fair that 'Rebound' has been developed when Earl 'Goat' Manigault was alive. Everybody has his bottom line, but there are few persons who can get through it and find the way out. And Earl was the one of them. Perfect movie for those who like basketball and not just it... Rating: 10 of 10.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page