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Brian Banks (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama | 9 August 2019 (USA)
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A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.

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Tom Shadyac

Writer:

Doug Atchison
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aldis Hodge ... Brian Banks
Greg Kinnear ... Justin Brooks
Sherri Shepherd ... Leomia
Tiffany Dupont ... Alissa Bjerkhoel
Melanie Liburd ... Karina
Matt Battaglia ... Pete Carroll
Dorian Missick ... Mick Randolph
Xosha Roquemore ... Kennisha Rice
Gino Vento ... Manuel Rojas
Harrison Stone ... CIP Student
Dean Denton ... Coach Jaso
Jennifer Pierce Mathus ... Reporter
Calvin Williams ... Vice Principal
Kevin Yamada ... Judge Monk
Mary Faulkner ... Female Manager
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Storyline

The inspirational true story of Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge), an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit. Despite lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system and sentenced to a decade of prison and probation. Years later, with the support of Justin Brooks (Greg Kinnear) and the California Innocence Project, Banks fights to reclaim his life and fulfill his dreams of playing in the NFL. Written by Bleecker Street

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Falsely accused. Wrongfully convicted. Never defeated.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content and related images, and for language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brian Banks See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39
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Tom Shadyac and Morgan Freeman previously worked together on Bruce Almighty (2003) and Evan Almighty (2007). See more »

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