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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)

A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »

Director:

Eriq La Salle
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Cheadle ... Earl "The Goat" Manigault
James Earl Jones ... Dr. McDuffie
Michael Beach ... Legrand
Ronny Cox ... Coach Scarpelli
Loretta Devine ... Miss Mary
Glynn Turman ... Coach Powell
Monica Calhoun ... Evonne
Colin Cheadle Colin Cheadle ... Young Earl
Michael Ralph ... Dion
Daryl Mitchell ... Dean Memminger
Nicole Ari Parker ... Wanda (as Nicole Parker)
Tamara Tunie ... Miss Marcus
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself
Chick Hearn Chick Hearn ... Himself
Cress Williams ... Kimbrough
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A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 was the 25th anniversary of the first tournament named after him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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From the mean streets of Harlem come the greatest basketball player the world has never known.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic drug use, strong language, some sexuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character who plays Wilt Chamberlain is NBA player Kevin Garnett. See more »

Quotes

Earl "The Goat" Manigault: I'm a father, man.
Coach Pratt: You... must be very proud of yourself.
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Soundtracks

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Written by Marvin Gaye
Performed by Marvin Gaye
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A fallen star
27 February 2003 | by IrockGswiftSee all my reviews

A man who could have been the best NBA player in basketball history fell victim to the abuse of drugs (heroin). Earl Manigault was Kareem Abdul Jabbar favorite street ball player,and had the highest jump that anyone couldn't image. This movie was interesting and inspiring,especially for me who was playing ball at the park around the time this movie was televised (1996-97). Well written by ER star Eric Lasalle.


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