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When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, basketball star Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team, while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life.

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Cast

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Kevin Durant
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Brian
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Coach Amross (as James Belushi)
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Alan
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Mitch
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Isabel
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Assistant Coach Dan
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Connor
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Joe Newall
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Ashley Newell
Randall D. Cunningham ...
W.O.W. Clan member #2
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Math Teacher
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Drillers Basketball Player
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Photographer
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Isabel's Friend
George Wilson ...
Janitor / Spider
Sean Michael Cunningham ...
High School Announcer
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Security Guard
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Laurie Newell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marv Albert ...
Marv Albert
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W.O.W. Clan Member #1
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Dad of Athlete
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Charles Barkley
Bob Barry Jr. ...
Bob Barry Jr.
Drew Battles ...
Science Teacher
Linda Cavanaugh ...
Linda Cavanaugh
Jacob Coco ...
Guy in truck
Donovan Dunn ...
Nader
Wanda Durant ...
KD's Mom (as Wanda Pratt)
Emily D. Haley ...
Basketball Fan
Holly Hargrave ...
Basketball Fan
Dakota Hill ...
Tall Jock in Hallway
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Partygoer
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Eagles Cheerleader
Michelle Jeanmard ...
Basketball Fan
Ernie Johnson ...
Ernie Johnson
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Steve Kerr
Mark Krebs Jr. ...
Drillers Player (as Mark Krebs)
Kelly Lynn Lawson ...
Thunder Fan
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Reggie Miller
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Jock #1
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Shaquille, O'Neal
Kevin Ogle ...
Kevin Ogle
Danyiell Oviedo ...
Basketball Fan
Candace Parker ...
Candace Parker Williams (as Candace Parker Williams)
Tony Payne ...
Vendor (as Tony E. Payne)
Andrew Serpas ...
Basketball Player
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Kenny Smith
Logan Douglas Smith ...
Basketball Coach
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Scorekeeper
Christian Strawn ...
Thunder Fan
Caleb Strickney ...
Basketball Game Scorekeeper
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Thunder Fan
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Thunders Fan
Curry Allen ...
Dusters Player (uncredited)
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Cameraman (uncredited)
Jon Cefalu ...
Student (uncredited)
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Businesswoman (uncredited)
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Drillers Cheerleader (uncredited)
Gene Kevin Hames Jr. ...
Unhappy Fan (uncredited)
Chris Hoyt ...
Broadcaster (uncredited)
Taraca Jones ...
Annoyed Basketball Fan / Student (uncredited)
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Fan / Student (uncredited)
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Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Eagles Cheerleader (uncredited)
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Conan O'Brien (uncredited)
Andrew Plaisance ...
Jock (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Whitesell

Written by

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Eric Champnella ... ()
 
Jeff Farley ... ()

Produced by

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Eric Goodwin ... executive producer
Bill Johnson ... executive producer
Mike Karz ... producer
Peter J. Novak ... associate producer
Josie Rosen ... executive producer

Music by

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Ali Dee ... (original music by)

Cinematography by

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Shawn Maurer

Film Editing by

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Tony Lombardo

Editorial Department

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Sue Gates ... colorist (as Sue Hatchimonji)
Steve Hernandez ... digital intermediate post supervisor
Peter Pav ... first assistant editor
Amber Taylor ... digital intermediate producer

Casting By

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Harriet Greenspan

Production Design by

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Meghan C. Rogers

Art Direction by

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Kelly Hemenway

Set Decoration by

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Michelle Marchand II

Costume Design by

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Kate Healey

Makeup Department

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Nikki I Brown ... makeup department head
Shelly D'Apolito ... key hair stylist: Oklahoma (as Shelly Price)
Bailey Domke ... special makeup effects artist: Autonomous FX South
Elvis Jones ... special makeup effects designer: Autonomous FX South
Kellie Robinson ... key makeup artist
Jami Ross ... makeup artist
Jessica Kate Sinclair ... key makeup artist
Emily Tatum ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Jan Kikumoto ... post-production supervisor
Ralph Paredes ... post-production executive
Kelley Smith-Wait ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Danny Giles ... second second assistant director: Oklahoma
Aiman A. Humaideh ... second assistant director
Marty Eli Schwartz ... first assistant director
Matthew D. Smith ... second assistant director: additional photography

Art Department

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Andrew W. Bofinger ... set decoration buyer
Alexandra Capps ... assistant property master
Ahren Diers ... on-set dresser: re-shoots
Jude Erny ... set painter
Camile Kelsey ... scenic painter
Gabrielle Le Fort ... art department production assistant
Ryan LeBlanc ... set dresser
Rose Leiker ... props
K. Emily Levine ... art department coordinator
Leonard Marchand ... property master (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Michael Melvin ... assistant property master
Scott Mobley ... construction coordinator
Jared Pendergrass ... set dresser
Mark Perot ... set dresser
Danielle Poret ... set decoration buyer
Robin Simmerly ... set decoration buyer

Sound Department

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Bradford Bell ... mix technician
William Cawley ... first assistant sound editor
Ryan Farris ... boom operator
Christopher Flowers ... audio description narrator
David Jobe ... foley mixer
Steve Mann ... sound effects editor
Terry Rodman ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Karen Spangenberg ... dialogue editor
Gregory H. Watkins ... re-recording mixer
Ryan Young ... adr recordist (as Ryan D. Young)

Visual Effects by

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Jordan Alphonso ... digital compositor
Daniel Briney ... digital compositor
Zack Broussard ... visual effects artist
Victor DiMichina ... visual effects producer: Pixel Magic
Adam Folse ... visual effects artist
Jacob Kebodeaux ... visual effects artist
Scott Lissard ... digital compositor
Ray McIntyre Jr. ... visual effects supervisor
Brad Moylan ... lead compositor: Pixel Magic
Patrick Trahan ... digital compositor
J. Thomas Wilson ... compositor
Ray Scalice ... general manager: Pixel Magic (uncredited)
Chris B. Schnitzer ... director of visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Jay Amor ... stunt rigger
Danny Epper ... stunt coordinator
Nick Epper ... stunt rigger
Justin Gant ... stunt double: Taylor Gray
Jesse LeBeau ... stunt performer
Michael R. Long ... stunt rigger

Camera and Electrical Department

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Michael Applebaum ... additional camera operator
Kareem Audain ... additional grip
Patrick Barnes ... technocrane operator
Keith Brown ... grip: Oklahoma
Joe Cassano ... dolly grip: "a" camera
Michael Charbonnet ... first assistant camera: a
Kenneth Coblentz ... additional dolly grip
Joseph A. Cook ... electrician
Jeremy D'Apolito ... grip: Oklahoma
Nicholas Davidoff ... camera operator: "a" camera / steadicam operator
Matt Floyd ... best boy grip
Dan Furst ... video assist
Carter Lee Garrett ... lighting technician
Henry Guzman ... rigging electrician
Kristopher Hardy ... "b" camera first assistant
Michael D. Kennedy ... scorpio head technician
Rob Kodadek ... dimmer board operator
Anthony Kwan ... digital imaging technician: Oklahoma
Joshua Lilly ... electrician
Luis Lopez DeVictoria ... b camera operator
Chad Naremore ... grip
Nick Nicolay ... rigging grip
Sam Pearcy ... b camera second assistant
Jon Roman ... grip
Declan Ryan ... balloon light technician
Mike Satterfield ... best boy grip
Jeremy Smart ... electrician
Nathan Tape ... best boy electric
Jeff Taylor ... second assistant "a" camera
Jon Tenholder ... rigging grip
Kristopher Weaver ... lighting technician
Jordan Whaley ... additional lighting technician
Justin Wright ... electrician
Scott Zuchowski ... best boy electric

Casting Department

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Ashton Allison ... casting assistant
Sarah Clark ... local casting associate
Chris Freihofer ... Oklahoma casting director
Charlotte Gale ... extras casting
Hank Langlois ... extras casting
Kelly Lynn Lawson ... casting intern
Adam Newell ... casting intern
Alice M. Peschl ... casting associate
Susan Putnam ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Myeshea Baker ... set costumer
Hannah Gates ... tailor
Kizzie Autumn Martin ... tailor
Shonta T. McCray ... costume supervisor
Misti Moreaux ... set costumer
Sandra Algood Taylor ... costume supervisor (as Sandra Algood)
Linda Loo Trippe ... key costumer: Oklahoma
Kasey Bazil Young ... set costumer (as Kasey C. Bazil)
Raven Zimmer ... set costumer: Oklahoma

Location Management

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Ty Dickson ... location assistant: Oklahoma
Payton Dunham ... location manager: Oklahoma
Sean Patrick Eaton ... assistant location manager: Oklahoma
David P Hebert ... location manager
Norris Ortolano ... additional locations
Lauren Rae Sullivan ... location coordinator
Mark Welch ... assistant location manager

Script and Continuity Department

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Pam Fuller ... script supervisor
Sherie Giehtbrock ... second script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Larry Arceneaux ... transportation captain
Skip Barbay ... transportation coordinator
Donald Bradley ... driver
Dennis W. Cook Jr. ... driver
Don Courtney ... driver: camera truck
Donald Cowart ... driver
Chris Dunn ... driver: honeywagon
Jared Foshee ... driver
Steven Fugler ... driver
Monica W. Fuller ... driver
Janet Harrah ... transportation dispatcher: Oklahoma
Jimmy Hayes ... driver
Connie Herring ... dot dispatcher
Beau Holden ... personal driver: Jim Belushi
Darrell Jeansonne ... driver
Charles Lanoue ... driver
Jack Lavergne ... grip truck driver
Lance Leis ... driver
Dan Marionneaux ... driver
Todd Martinez ... driver
Riley Ordoyne ... driver
Jim Robin ... driver
Cecil Smith ... driver
Davy Vance ... driver
Steven Willhoite ... production van operator

Other crew

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Ashton Allison ... intern
Joseph K. Borrelli ... first assistant accountant
Kara Bowman ... set medic
Mary Malone Browning ... production staff
David Bush ... additional set production assistant
Zach Chamberlin ... production assistant
Christopher Dickerson ... production assistant
Dani DuHadway ... second assistant accountant
Michael J. Fisher ... basketball coordinator
Ashley Foster ... set production assistant
Charles W. Francis ... production finance executive
Jamie Freeman ... production assistant
Lance Gill ... production assistant
Sara Lou Hartman ... base camp production assistant (as Sara Hartman)
Paula Henry ... production assistant
Vanessa Hickey ... key set production assistant
Letitia Hoaas ... set teacher
Michael Hubert ... production coordinator (as Mike Hubert) / production coordinator
Charles Hurley ... assistant accountant (as Chuck Hurley)
Richard Lawson ... acting instructor
Megan Lurty ... production assistant
Maggie Martin ... payroll accountant
Gary Miereanu ... unit publicist
Oliver Morton ... basketball choreographer/advisor
Ryan Redmond ... office production assistant
Stephanie M. Reed ... assistant to director
Lisa G. Shillingburg ... first assistant accountant / first assistant accountant: Oklahoma City
Kelley Sims ... production accountant
Amy Soto ... clearance coordinator
Ani Vanoyan ... second assistant accountant
Caleb Wall ... production assistant
Jeremy Waterbury ... assisant production coordinator
Jennifer Williamson ... assistant production coordinator
Brian Yonck ... wb production administrator
Megan Carter ... craft service (uncredited)
David Guilbeau ... craft service (uncredited)
Gabriel Gator Guilbeau ... craft service (uncredited)
Chris Lastrapes ... marketing (uncredited)

Production Companies

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Special Effects

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Other Companies

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A fun and energetic family basketball movie starring Kevin Durant AS HIMSELF, a basketball star who switches talent with a klutzy 16 year old fan. When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team...while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life. But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season. Written by Warner Bros

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Taglines NBA superstar Kevin Durant has got game. His biggest fan has none. Things are about to switch! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Switch (United States)
  • Cross-Over (United States)
  • Quiero ser un Thunder (Spain)
  • Z zaskoczenia (Poland)
  • Как громом пораженный (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 94 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Kevin Durant said the hardest thing about recording this movie was missing so many shots. See more »
Goofs At the end of the high school game, the two coaches do a chest bump. As the assistant coach falls away, his jacket lifts up in the back and the wireless microphone receiver is clearly visible. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Episode #2.40 (2016). See more »
Soundtracks My Baby Likes To Rock It See more »
Quotes Kevin Durant: Take this man. You'e gonna make this next shot.
Brian: This is an honour.
Kevin Durant: Thank you man I appreciate that.
Brian: I wish I had your talent.
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