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Brian Banks (2018)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport | 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:
Greg Kinnear ... Justin Brooks
Aldis Hodge ... Brian Banks
Melanie Liburd ... Karina
Sherri Shepherd ... Leomia
Tiffany Dupont ... Alissa Bjerkhoel
Matt Battaglia ... Pete Carroll
Gino Vento ... Manuel Rojas
Xosha Roquemore ... Kennisha Rice
Dorian Missick ... Mick Randolph
Mary Faulkner ... Female Manager
Jennifer Pierce Mathus ... Reporter
Charles Alexandre ... Reporter / Recruiter / Valet
Dean Denton ... Coach Jaso
Edward Parker Edward Parker ... Parolee
Mystie Smith ... Marilyn
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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. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,156,272, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$3,825,001
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39
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Trivia

Brian Banks, the subject of this movie, went to Long Beach Poly High School and was a part of the prestigious Jackrabbit football team. Brian was also a part of the team that played against De La Salle. This game was featured in the movie 'When the Game Stands Tall.' See more »

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Compelling and entertaining
10 August 2019 | by productions-67945See all my reviews

The movie was good. Well acted and well directed. The casting was right on. The actress who played the bad girl was excellent as well as the actress who played her mother. The film moved right along telling a wonderful story in an engaging manner.


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