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ATL (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 31 March 2006 (USA)
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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greg Andrews ...
Jay
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Waffle House Waitress
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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Rated PG-13 for drug content, language, sexual material and some violence | See all certifications »

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31 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Jellybeans  »

Box Office

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

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

Outside the skating ring when Ant (Evan Ross) is about to meet Marcus (Big Boi), of the two boys Marcus is talking to, the one wearing a black baseball cap is actually Big Boi's biological brother in real life. 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

Veda: Who's that?
Star: I don't know. They keep hangin' up.
Veda: Star 69 them.
Star: Excuse me, I am not a hoe.
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References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

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And Then What
Written by Jay Jenkins and Mannie Fresh
Performed by Jeezy featuring Mannie Fresh
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Mannie Fresh appears courtesy of Cash Money Records
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Great Movie
24 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked this movie. I didn't expect it to be very good because none of the actors are A-list actors and there are several characters played by rappers, including T.I.'s debut as the lead character Rashad. I'm not saying rappers don't act well because some of the best actors are also rappers, such as Ice Cube, LL Cool J, and Tupac. But, it just seems like these days a lot of rappers who can not act are trying to anyway. But, my point is that T.I. and Big Boi are really good in this film. I wasn't even thinking of them as being rappers trying to act in this movie because they just seemed like the characters that they were playing.

I enjoyed the whole movie and was entertained from start to end. It was even quite touching and emotional for those of you like that kind of thing. It was fun and had a great soundtrack too. I would highly recommend checking this one out. In fact, I just saw it yesterday and I'm going to go buy the DVD for my collection. It's one of the best movies I've seen in a while.


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