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The Sixth Man (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  28 March 1997 (USA)
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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 »

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Antoine Tyler
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Coach Pederson
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R.C. St. John
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Mikulski
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Gertz
Lorenzo Orr ...
Malik Major
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Zigi Hrbacek
Travis Ford ...
Danny O'Grady
Jack Karuletwa ...
Luther LaSalle
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Jimmy Stubbs
Kirk Baily ...
Coach Nichols
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Camille Tyler
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James Tyler
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Nativity Watson (as Octavia L. Spencer)
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Storyline

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 later, Antoine returns as a ghost and helps Kenny in game and in life, but Kenny changes in the process and doesn't quite like it. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for brief language and some innuendos | See all certifications »
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28 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The 6th Man  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,128,178 (USA) (28 March 1997)

Gross:

$14,708,874 (USA) (8 August 1997)
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Trivia

This was Duncan MacGregor's last film as a gaffer. The movie was dedicated to the memory of him. See more »

Goofs

In the first Huskie game, a commentator says that the team hasn't won the Pac-10 since 1985. In the second game, another one says that the team hasn't clinched a tournament berth since 1984. Following standard NCAA rules, this cannot be true since a conference winner has an automatic tournament berth. See more »

Quotes

Kenny: Halloween's gonna be the bomb this year.
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Connections

References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

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Deeper Than Blood
Written by Ty Lacy
Performed by Savory
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Watch it, Love it, Watch it again, Absolutely Adore it!
12 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies. I saw it for the first time a couple years ago and I was laughing non stop! Marlon Wayons is an excellent actor and there is no way I could hate him. (Mumbles to myself) Except in Little Man. Yes I hated Little Man but this movie was an underrated winner. I loved the comedic breaks in this film and the dramatic pieces. All though I saw it a while ago, it comes on the Family Channel a lot so I stay up and watch it when it does. I was watching it last night just eating my chips when my dad came in. He started to watch it and didn't understand it. I explained the beginning to him and we kept watching. As the movie went on, me and my dad were laughing with each other and the great comedy in this. The dramatic parts were truly touching. The story was original and the movie stuck to the plot instead of going elsewhere into something totally different. Enjoy this film. It is really funny, entertaining, interesting, and original.

10/10


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