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Rebound (2005)

PG | | Comedy, Family, Sport | 1 July 2005 (USA)
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An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

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Coach Roy once was college basketball's top mastermind. But lately his attentions have been on his next endorsements, not on his next game. What¹s more, Roy's temper has run amuck, leading to his being banned from college ball until he can demonstrate compliance--in other words, not explode every time he walks onto the court. Roy waits and waits; for a suitable coaching offer, but he receives only one: the Mount Vernon Junior High School Smelters basketball squad. Roy reluctantly accepts the offer, hoping that a few weeks at the school will prove his good intentions and restore him to his high-living ways as a celebrated college coach. But when old school meets middle school, Coach Roy doesn't know what hit him. It's not until Roy decides to teach his young charges some new concepts--like passing, rebounding, dribbling, and scoring--that the Smelters begin to find success and Roy finds something long thought lost: his love of the game. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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A comedy where old school ...meets middle school

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Comedy | Family | Sport

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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1 July 2005 (USA)  »

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$33,100,000 (estimated)

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$6,003,237 (USA) (1 July 2005)

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$16,808,336 (USA) (16 September 2005)
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Tara Correa-McMullen's final role. See more »

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In the final scene when Ralph is shooting the free throws after the foul, he steps over the line both times before the ball hits the rim, which means it would be a violation and the free throws wouldn't count. See more »

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Referee Freddy: [to Roy] You Know, I've been reading these books that say that you should give yourself pats on the back. Daddy never gave me pats on the back. Daddy never gave me any...
Larry Burgess Sr.: Blah Blah Blah! This guy is blind as my dead grandma and twice as slow!
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References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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Written and Performed by William Goodrum (as Billy Goodrum)
Courtesy of Manonash Music
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Surprisingly good
2 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rebound/2005/***

Main Stars: Martin Lawrence Oren Williams

Breckin Meyer

Martin Lawrence definitely brought the laughs in this movie. There were other people that were funny but mainly Martin Lawrence was. This movie is all about basketball and barely anything else. Roy McCormick (Martin Lawrence) gets fired from coaching college basketball because of his maniacal temper tantrums. Now he has to coach 13 year old kids in a middle school. At first, it was bad for Roy but then he became more patient and better to the kids. It's difficult to explain why I liked this movie but it was just funny and I really was into it for some reason. Movie directed by Steve Carr.


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