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ATL (2006)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  31 March 2006 (USA)
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As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

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Cast

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Greg Andrews ...
Jay
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Waffle House Waitress (as Monica)
Brandon Bernard Benton ...
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Bartender
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Albert Daniels ...
Steven R. Ewing ...
Fireman
Alvin Lee Fleming ...
Skateman
Big Gipp ...
Famous Customer (as Cameron Gipp)
Bart Hansard ...
Deputy
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Rashad (as Tip Harris)
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Veda
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Star
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Bone Crusher (as Wayne Hardnett)
Monique Harris ...
Sexy Woman
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As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.

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A New American Story


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Rated PG-13 for drug content, language, sexual material and some violence | See all certifications »

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31 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jellybeans  »

Box Office

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$11,554,404 (USA) (31 March 2006)

Gross:

$21,160,089 (USA) (19 May 2006)
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Trivia

The original title of the movie was going to be "Jellybean," which is the nickname of the character Ant and was also the name of the skating rink in Southwest Atlanta back in the 1980s. See more »

Goofs

When the twins' mother is napping on the couch, the money in her bra is facing one way. When the scene goes to the twins and then back to the mom, the money changes positions. See more »

Quotes

Uncle George: Now, look, I ain't trying to get in your business... but, I mean I do know a little something about being pissed. I mean, it's all - You know, it's all just feelings, man. From females to friends to funerals... it's all about the feelings. I just want you to recognize the difference between what you feel and what's real. That way you don't look back on life with a bunch of regret.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Garnett Gets Erin
Written by Isaac Hayes III
Performed by Shevy
Courtesy of Chartcontrol/Jo Blo Ent
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ATL is a great movie
21 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

ATL is a great movie for all involved in it i think that it is very underrated movie. They thought that it was going to be a movie in the vein of boys in the hood with it's social commentary about the state of black people in todays world, but it just ain't that movie. ATL dosen't have long speeches about African American culture from people drinking 40's and playing dominos. ATL dosen't subscribe to HOOD stereyotypes in fact no one in this movie is ever shown Drinking Beer or Smoking weed, sure ANT deals drugs but you don't see people ever smoke it. it's a movie that isn't about images but about the problems that the characters face that are real to life. the people have problems like what to do after high school and looking out for your family and friends. The actors in this moie are well cast the actors seem to really know their characters, and most of all TI is perfect in this movie he has a great energy that helps fits the movie to a T


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