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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.

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Writer:

Doug Atchison
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aldis Hodge ... Brian Banks
Greg Kinnear ... Justin Brooks
Sherri Shepherd ... Brian's Mom, Leomia
Melanie Liburd ... Karina Cooper
Tiffany Dupont ... Alissa Bjerkhoel
Xosha Roquemore ... Kennisha Rice
Mystie Smith ... Marilyn
Jose Miguel Vasquez ... Deputy District Attorney Mateo
Dorian Missick ... Officer Mick Randolph
Monique Grant ... Kennisha's Mother
Matt Battaglia ... Pete Carroll
Michael Franti ... Michael Franti
Kevin Yamada ... Judge Monk
Thursday Farrar ... Barbara Ford
Zeus Luby ... Corey Diego
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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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A broken system. A man who wouldn't break. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content and related images, and for language | See all certifications »
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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

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,156,272, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$4,376,819

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,376,819
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Technical Specs

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

The ending shows Brian Banks playing for the Atlanta Falcons; coming out onto the field of the Mercedez-Benz Stadium. That stadium wasn't built until 2017. In 2013 The Atlanta Falcons played in the now demolished Georgia Dome. See more »

Quotes

Jerome Johnson: Two men look out from prison bars, one saw mud, the other the stars. Perspective, gentlemen. Perspective is the key to how one fares in life.
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Soundtracks

Ain't Gonna Stop
Written by Zack Anthony Martin, Seth Murray, Wesley Traylor
Performed by Natural Child
Courtesy of Natural Child Records & Tapes
By arrangement with Rollo Grady Music
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Amazing story
1 November 2019 | by abady-47575See all my reviews

I've been crying.. He is incredible man.. He never gives up


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