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Home of the Giants (2007)

 -  Crime | Drama | Sport  -  2009 (USA)
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Gar is a high school journalist who covers the basketball team as it heads toward a state championship; when his best friend Matt, the team's star, is asked by a drug dealer to throw the big game, Gar inevitably gets caught in the middle.

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Robert "Gar" Gartland
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Matt Dunbar
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Police Officer
Robert Garlati ...
Angry Fan
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Coach Gordon
Matt Dubuque ...
Giants Assistant Coach
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Brad Gimble
Vince Nora ...
Dave Traylor
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Bridgette 'Bridge' Bachman
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Dr. Gartland
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Richard Morrison
John Parker ...
Bunchy Collins
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Mr. Dansforth
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Ms. Monar
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A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to steal money from a drug dealers' home. Gar tags along, but soon things go horribly wrong. One question to ask is "Will the Giants win the big game? " Written by redqueen89

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When everything is on the line, what choice will you make? See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, violent situations and language including drug references | See all certifications »
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Duelo de Gigantes  »

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Reshooting took place while Haley Joel Osment was still recovering from injuries in a car accident that occurred less than two weeks before. See more »

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Matt: He's the crazy one who has buried money in his backyard Gar, and he got drunk and talked about it.
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Home of the Giants
12 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Written and Directed by Rusty Gorman and starring Haley Joel Osment "Home of the Giants' proves to be more than just a basketball movie - it's a thriller full of suspense and action drama.

Haley Joel Osment is fantastic as 'Gar', Robert Gartland. Osment has successfully made the transition from cute to handsome. In "home of the Giants" he plays the role of a high school journalist who's best friend and 'hero', Matt Morrison (Ryan Merriman) is the school basketball team's star player. Both Osment and Merriman give excellent performances.

The friendship of these best friends is pushed to its limits when they become involved with Matt's criminal brother Keith (Kenneth Mitchell).

This coming-of-age film has plenty of twits and turns and will keep you in suspense right until the very end.


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