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Full-Court Miracle (2003)

An African American college basketball star becomes the head coach of a yeshiva's struggling basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a knee injury forces him to leave the game. Based on the true story of Lamont Carr.

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Alex Schlotsky
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Lamont Carr
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Rabbi Lewis
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Big Ben Swartz
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Stick Goldstein
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Joker Levy
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Mrs. Klein
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Cynthia Schlotsky
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Marshall Schlotsky
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Jerome Williams ...
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An African American college basketball star becomes the head coach of a yeshiva's struggling basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a knee injury forces him to leave the game. Based on the true story of Lamont Carr.

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The character Alex Schlotsky is based on Lamont Carr's former player Alex Barbag. See more »

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In a Jewish Day School as this, the students would neither use A.D. nor "B.C." in their discussions. They use B.C.E. and C.E.. See more »

Quotes

Lamont Carr: Don't do that. Don't put yourselves in a box - ever.
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Excellent!!!
3 February 2006 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

When this movie was broad-casted, I started watching it because it surprised me seeing Jewish boys wearing their Kippahs (Yarmulkes) all the time (due to the fact that I'm Jewish).

Well, I really liked the movie. I think it has a very adequate Jewish background and good performances, as well.

I could never imagine that Disney would make a movie like this. I recommend it...

and by the time it comes out in DVD, I'll be buying it for sure!!

AND, IF YOU CAN, TRY TO WATCH IT BY HANNUKAH TIME, you won't regret!

PD: I found on the web, that Alex Linz (main character) is really Jewish


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