An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes.

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Vincent
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Grandma Beanie
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Cofield
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Harold Barnes
Malcolm C. Berman ...
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Mr. Fish
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An 11-year-old boy gets a crash course in what it means to be a man when he spends a day with the ex-convict uncle he idolizes.

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Follow your hero. Or become your own man.

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Rated R for violence, language, child endangerment and some drug content | See all certifications »

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1 September 2015 (Belgium)  »

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Урок от дяди Винсента  »

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$82,657 (USA) (18 January 2013)

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$138,634 (USA) (25 January 2013)
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When actor Common says 2pac was the greatest rapper little known fact 2pac use to live in Baltimore the town this movie is filmed in. See more »

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really good
8 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this is one of the better coming of age indies I have seen lately. it made me laugh and cry and afraid.

Common is a powerhouse in the film, he's so commanding - not easy to do when acting opposite Dennis Haysbert (Mr. President/Snake Doctor himself).

and the boy, oh this little boy, Mr. Michael Rainey Jr. I doubt we will see the last of this amazing young thespian.

i highly recommend this film for a bitter taste of growing up in B-more. and of course we get to see cameo appearances by the great Charles S. Dutton - a strong advocate for Baltimore filming - as well as Danny Glover.

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