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Rebound (2005)

PG | | Comedy, Family, Sport | 1 July 2005 (USA)
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An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

Director:

Steve Carr

Writers:

William Wolff (story), Ed Decter (story) | 3 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Roy McCormick / Preacher Don
Wendy Raquel Robinson ... Jeanie Ellis
Breckin Meyer ... Tim Fink
Horatio Sanz ... Mr. Newirth
Oren Williams ... Keith Ellis
Patrick Warburton ... Larry Burgess Sr.
Megan Mullally ... Principal Walsh
Eddy Martin ... One Love
Steven Christopher Parker ... Wes
Steven Anthony Lawrence ... Ralph
Logan McElroy ... Fuzzy
Gus Hoffman ... Goggles
Tara Correa-McMullen ... Big Mac (as Tara Correa)
Amy Bruckner ... Annie
Alia Shawkat ... Amy
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Storyline

Coach Roy once was college basketball's top mastermind. But lately his attentions have been on his next endorsements, not on his next game. What¹s more, Roy's temper has run amuck, leading to his being banned from college ball until he can demonstrate compliance--in other words, not explode every time he walks onto the court. Roy waits and waits; for a suitable coaching offer, but he receives only one: the Mount Vernon Junior High School Smelters basketball squad. Roy reluctantly accepts the offer, hoping that a few weeks at the school will prove his good intentions and restore him to his high-living ways as a celebrated college coach. But when old school meets middle school, Coach Roy doesn't know what hit him. It's not until Roy decides to teach his young charges some new concepts--like passing, rebounding, dribbling, and scoring--that the Smelters begin to find success and Roy finds something long thought lost: his love of the game. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Taglines:

A comedy where old school ...meets middle school

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled ML Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Columbus, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,033,848, 3 July 2005

Gross USA:

$16,809,014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,492,014
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tara Correa-McMullen's final role. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Coach Roy is eating a slice of Pizza while coaching the boys, his pizza continually disappears and reappears from it's plate. See more »

Quotes

Referee Freddy: [to Roy] You Know, I've been reading these books that say that you should give yourself pats on the back. Daddy never gave me pats on the back. Daddy never gave me any...
Larry Burgess Sr.: Blah Blah Blah! This guy is blind as my dead grandma and twice as slow!
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Connections

Referenced in Tropic Thunder (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Line It Up Part 2
Written by Ali Dee and Zach Danziger
Performed by AD
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment, Inc.
By Arrangement with Format
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Great feel-good film...
23 July 2005 | by bballinchick_23See all my reviews

I went with one of my best friends to see this with her family. Martin Lawrence kept you laughing. We literally giggled the entire time. And the her family behind us (her two brothers, 11 and 5, and cousins 7 and 10, and mom 42)...DON'T GET ME STARTED! If you enjoy a clean, funny movie for the family, this is a great one to choose. Actually, the basketball team reminded me of my own at school! (haha...we're pitiful! :S) But we really enjoyed it, and I encourage any of you that haven't seen it, it's a good one for the family. Sure, it would probably been more of a hit on Disney Channel as an Original Movie, but it kept you interested and laughing.


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