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LUV (2012)

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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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Tracey Heggins ...
Leslie
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Grandma Beanie
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Cosmo
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Joseph 'Joey Boy' Soremekun ...
Kink
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Harold Barnes
Malcolm C. Berman ...
Walt Bernstein
Robin Frisby ...
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Arthur
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Cyrus Jones ...
Dunbar Head Coach
Michael Finley ...
Dunbar Assistant Coach
Brandon Jennings ...
B.J.
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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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Crime | Drama

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Урок от дяди Винсента  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$82,657, 18 January 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$138,634, 27 January 2013
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Common says Tupac was the greatest rapper, it's a little known fact that Tupac use to live in Baltimore, the town in which this movie is filmed. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Mask You Live In (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Here We Are
Written and Produced by Blaqstarr, Starlight Universal Publishing (ASCAP)
Co-Written and Co-Produced by Nicholas Ruth, Rip Ruth (ASCAP)
Lyrics by Blaqstarr
Performed by Blaqstarr for Starr Productions, LLC
Courtesy of N.E.E.T./Interscope Records
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really good
8 January 2015 | by 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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