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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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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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The referee in the finals is wearing the wrong uniform. Basketball referees' shirts do not have collars. Collars are worn by football officials, but basketball officials wear plain v-necks. 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 The Best Damn Sports Show Period (2001) See more »

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Lite and pleasant Upbeat, nice family entertainment . Predictable
2 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story has been done many times before, it is very predictable. Martin Lawrence adds a lot of funny moments, actually the whole movie is a great comedy. It is also a mood lifter, great for kids, many lessons about winning and loosing. Any one can be a winner, is one lesson. It is also a great lesson in leadership for adults, it is the leader who make superstars out of average individuals. How many famous people today are only successful because of their manager or their coach? may be people should leave a bad leader and move on. Of course, the main character self destructs because of arrogance, he hits rock bottom, but then he was able to go back to what made him successful the first place and he was able to enjoy the challenge again and enjoy life: no luck here, just a formula. Yes I liked this movie despite the mediocre acting and the predictable story, I thought a lot of people will too because they will be able to relate to one or more of its characters


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