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Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story ()


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Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete... See more »

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Dennis Rodman
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Rodman's stepfather
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Rodman's stepmother (as Dee Wallace-Stone)
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Annie Banks
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Lonn Reisman
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Chuck Daly
Michael Caloz
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Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew Ackman
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(as Isys McKoy)
Damir Andrei
J. Winston Carroll
Greg Ellwand
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(as Phil Jarrett)
Sean Loucks ...
Basketball Player
Terumi Matthews ...
Madonna
Alexander Narizni ...
Fan at the basketball game (as Alexander Narizini)
Sylvia Sweeney
Scott Wickware
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Passerby (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jean de Segonzac

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John Miglis ... (written by) and
Gar Anthony Haywood ... (written by)

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John Perrin Flynn ... producer
Tom Patricia ... executive producer

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Paul Taylor
Christopher Tyng

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Mike Fash ... director of photography (as Michael Fash)

Film Editing by

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Ron Wisman

Editorial Department

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Vaughan Killin ... color timer
Paul Whitehead ... assistant editor

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Chemin Sylvia Bernard ... (as Chemin Bernard)

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Carmi Gallo

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Allan Crawley

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Patricia Cuccia

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Judith R. Gellman ... (as Judy Gellman)

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Nicole Demers ... key makeup artist
Madeleine Russell ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Mathew Hart ... production manager (as Matthew Hart)
Ron Wisman ... post-production supervisor

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Eric Banz ... third assistant director
Dameon Clarke ... dgc trainee
Monique Douek ... second assistant director
William Spahic ... first assistant director (as Bill Spahic)

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Anna Bourque ... property master

Sound Department

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David Appleby ... re-recording mixer
Todd Beckett ... re-recording mixer
Greg Chapman ... sound mixer
Michele Cook ... dialogue editor
Jim Hopkins ... sound effects editor
Geoffrey H. Layne ... boom operator (as Geoffrey Layne)
Tim O'Connell ... re-recording mixer
Panou ... adr artist

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Howard Green ... stunt performer
Brian Jagersky ... stunts
Steve Lucescu ... stunt coordinator / stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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John Colavecchia ... first assistant camera (as Johnny Colavecchia)
Dave Derry ... daily camera operator: "c" camera / key grip
Cylvan Desrouleaux ... second assistant camera
Chris Farr ... best boy grip
Bryan Forde ... gaffer
Joshua Friedman ... camera trainee
John Medland ... still photographer
Brooke Palmer ... still photographer
Anton Van Rooyen ... camera operator
Scott Westerlaken ... key rigging grip

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Gail Carr ... casting: Canada
Aric Dupere ... extras casting assistant
Donna Dupere ... extras casting
Claire Hewitt ... casting: Canada
Sharon D. King ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Robyn Rosenberg ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Michael Blecher ... location manager

Music Department

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Tim Boyle ... score mixer
Scott Schirle ... music editor

Transportation Department

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John Bekavac ... driver
Tim Hilts ... transportation coordinator (as Tim Helts)
Ted Nobles ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Andy House ... production executive
Vair Macphee ... production coordinator (as Vair MacPhee)
Mark McFadden ... production assistant
Margie Moreno ... assistant to executive producer
Shuah Roskies ... assistant to producer
Daniela Saioni ... script supervisor (as Daniella Saioni)
Sylvia Sweeney ... choreographer: basketball
Matt Thomas ... craft service

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Plot Summary

Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his momma to play pro ball and to go to college where he would get the opportunity. Shipped to Oklahoma where he faces racism, he is taken in by a white family and coached by Lonn Reisman. The movie finally tracks Rodman into his wild, multi-haired current lifestyle. Written by John Sacksteder

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Also Known As
  • Bad as I Wanna Be - Die Dennis-Rodman-Story (Germany)
  • Tan malo como quieras ser (Spain)
  • Dennis Rodman, a Féreg (Hungary)
  • Oso kakos ginetai (Greece)
  • Tão Mau Quanto Quiser: A História de Dennis Rodman (Portugal)
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  • 120 min
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