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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Joel Silverman (written by) and
Joel Kauffmann (written by) ...
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Release Date:
21 November 2003 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
The phoniest basketball game ever? See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alex D. Linz ... Alex Schlotsky

Richard T. Jones ... Lamont Carr

R.H. Thomson ... Rabbi Lewis

Sean Marquette ... Big Ben Swartz
Jase Blankfort ... Stick Goldstein

Erik Knudsen ... TJ Murphy
David Sazant ... Joker Levy

Sheila McCarthy ... Mrs. Klein

Linda Kash ... Cynthia Schlotsky

Jason Blicker ... Marshall Schlotsky

Cassie Steele ... Julie
Jack Manchester ... Tyler
Jerome Williams ... NBA Star
Ron Gabriel ... Coach Simowitz
Stan Coles ... Larry

Dan Willmott ... Tow Truck Driver

Elle Downs ... Charmaine Carr
Mark Jardine ... Trey
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gina Kash ... Sarah Lewis
Sean Loucks ... Referee Bob

Directed by
Stuart Gillard 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Joel Silverman (written by) and
Joel Kauffmann (written by) &
Donald C. Yost (written by)

Produced by
Bob Chmiel .... executive producer
Jacqueline George .... producer
Dan Paulson .... executive producer
Joel Silverman .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Brady 
 
Cinematography by
Thomas Burstyn 
 
Film Editing by
Anthony Redman 
 
Casting by
Lynda Gordon 
Judy Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Michael Joy 
 
Set Decoration by
Nigel Hutchins 
 
Costume Design by
Julie Whitfield 
 
Makeup Department
Stephen Lynch .... key makeup artist
James O'Reilly .... head of hair department
 
Production Management
Sandie Pereira .... unit production manager
Lindy Ransom .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Boem .... second assistant director
Andrew Shea .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jamie Burke .... construction coordinator
Jason Herriott .... scenic artist
Mark Hunter .... property master
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor
Chaim Gilad .... sound mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Kathryn Madsen .... adr supervisor
Richard D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (as Rich Rogers)
Steven M. Sax .... supervising sound editor
Randal S. Thomas .... dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Jon Davis .... special effects technician
Rob Huot .... special effects key
Andy Latimer .... special effects assistant
Jeff Skochko .... special effects supervisor
Steve Skochko .... special effects key rigger
Jason Wells .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Ryan Hunter .... stunt performer
Brayden Jones .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul F. Birkett .... camera operator (as Paul Birkett)
Darren Boyce .... key grip
Ira Cohen .... gaffer
Ryan Gillard .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
John Medland .... still photographer
Marvin Midwicki .... camera operator
David Watts .... best boy
 
Casting Department
Michelle Calderon .... casting assistant
Donna Dupere .... extras casting
Stephanie Gorin .... casting: Canada
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Kathleen Howell .... casting assistant
Aaron Unrau .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Janet Cavanagh .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Don Kelly .... co-editor
 
Music Department
Ernie Mannix .... music editor
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Jill Meyers .... music clearances
Chris Tedesco .... musician: trumpet
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Steven Vincent .... music supervisor (as Steven Christopher)
 
Transportation Department
Bill Sims .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Juan Aguirre .... assistant accountant
Don Bachmann .... production coordinator
Julian Back .... assistant to director
Jill Carter .... script supervisor
Arthur Clarke .... location manager
Steve A. Kennedy .... production assistant
Troy P. Liddell .... choreographer (as Troy Liddell)
Stephanie Million .... craft service (as Stephanie Holinski)
Andrea Wassell .... production accountant
Angie Winstl .... assistant production coordinator
Shannonn Kelly .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
Brazil:90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The character Alex Schlotsky is based on Lamont Carr's former player Alex Barbag.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The movie is supposed to take place around the time of Hanukkah, which can occur from late November to late December. The kids are often dressed in winter coats and scarves, but there are leaves on the trees, the shrubs are in full foliage, and the grass is green. The leaves are usually gone from the trees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the movie is supposed to take place, by the end of October.See more »
Quotes:
Alex Schlotsky:Yes! Liberty Tournament, here we come!See more »
Soundtrack:
Team ThemeSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The phoniest basketball game ever?, 13 February 2004
Author: Gordon Michaels from Farragut, Tennessee

Auggh! Totally unconvincing depiction of a basketball game. So many childish errors that credibility is continually punctured. Even the antics of the onlookers are poorly acted - nothing looks goofier than poorly staged pictures of people cheering and reacting in an unconvincing manner.

And I am the only one who thought the Jewish miracle message was a bit heavy-handed given the trivial nature of the b-ball contest? I do applaud the attention and dignity that the script gives to the Jewish faith, though - the movie has noble intentions.

Movies get much, much better than this. I gave it 4/10.

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