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Sunset Park (1996)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  26 April 1996 (USA)
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A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

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

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Rated R for some language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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Feature film debuts for Talent Harris and Antwon Tanner. See more »

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[Shorty sees his girlfriend, Cheryl, talking to another man]
Shorty: Cheryl!... Cheryl!... CHERYL! . . .
Cheryl: Don't be callin' my name out all loud like that!
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Keep On Keepin' On
Written by Jermaine Dupri, MC Lyte, Michael Jackson (as M. Jackson)
Produced by Jermaine Dupri for So So Def Productions
Performed by MC Lyte featuring Xscape
MC Lyte appears courtesy of First Priority Music/Elektra Entertainment Group
Xscape appears courtesy of So So Def Recordings, Inc./Columbia Records
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Excellent Movie
7 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought Sunset Park was an excellent movie about high school basketball. The actors did a good job playing roles that honestly were younger than their actual ages. A lot of sports teams have players that disagree with one another and bicker a lot over small stuff. The Sunset Park players were no different and I thought their depiction of this was well done. The scenes were filmed well and I felt like I feel when I am in NYC. I've watched this film 4 times and each time I enjoy it. I also like this movie b/c it takes me back to my early college days when things were really fun.

Also, on the soundtrack, Aaliyah has a hot joint called "Are You Ready". Check for that.


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