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

$3,040,865
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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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Brian Banks
11 August 2019 | by Jo_Blo_Movie_CriticSee all my reviews

6/10 - a well-told true story comes at a bad time in that it indirectly encourages unfair skepticism to the stories of almost always truthful sexual assault victims in the era of #MeToo


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