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Sunset Park (1996)

R | | Drama, Sport | 26 April 1996 (USA)
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A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

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Steve Gomer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rhea Perlman ... Phyllis Saroka
Fredro Starr ... Shorty
Carol Kane ... Mona
Terrence Howard ... Spaceman (as Terrence DaShon Howard)
Camille Saviola Camille Saviola ... Barbara
De'aundre Bonds ... Busy-Bee
Talent Harris ... Butter (as James Harris)
Anthony C. Hall ... Andre (as Anthony Hall)
Antwon Tanner ... Drano
Shawn Michael Howard ... Kurt
Guy Torry ... Boo Man
Scott Burkholder ... Morris Bernstein
John Aprea ... Dominic
John Vargas ... Mr. Santiago
Rhonda Stubbins White ... Carla
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Storyline

A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

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You gotta represent.

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cara A Cara See more »

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Gross USA:

$10,000,000
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SDDS | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the fight scene Fredro Starr actually threw a punch at Terrence Howard by accident. After the scene was finished Terrence Howard was furious and had to calm himself down before getting back on set See more »

Quotes

[Shorty sees his girlfriend, Cheryl, talking to another man]
Shorty: Cheryl!... Cheryl!... CHERYL! . . .
Cheryl: Don't be callin' my name out all loud like that!
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Connections

References The Color Purple (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Hoop N Yo Face
Written by S.W.A.T. Team
Produced by Bass Mechanics and Phat Albert Productions
Performed by 69 Boyz featuring Quad City DJ's
69 Boyz appear courtesy of Rip-It Records
Quad City DJ's appear courtesy of Quadrasound/Big Beat Records/Atlantic Records
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Sunset Park, what crap is this?
16 February 1999 | by YsmanSee all my reviews

OK get past the ludicrous idea of Carla Tortelli as an inner city basketball coach who knows nothing about basketball and you still have a unbelievably poor cliche ridden sports movie that is probably the worst I have ever scene. Rhea should thank her lucky stars that her husband has enough money to produce bombs such as this. Do yourself a favor, don't waste the 99 minutes of your life that it would take to view this film.


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