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Top Spin (2014)

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Three teenagers' quest to qualify for the 2012 US Olympic table tennis team.

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Sara Newens, Mina T. Son
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ariel Hsing ... Herself - Table Tennis Player
Michael Landers ... Himself - Table Tennis Player
Lily Zhang ... Herself - Table Tennis Player
Xinhua Jiang Xinhua Jiang ... Herself - Ariel's Mom
Michael Hsing Michael Hsing ... Himself - Ariel's Father
Joan Landers Joan Landers ... Herself - Michael's Mom
Stan Landers Stan Landers ... Himself - Michael's Father
Linda Liu Linda Liu ... Herself - Lily's Mother
Bob Zhang Bob Zhang ... Himself - Lily's Father
Barney Reed Barney Reed ... Himself - Professional Table Tennis Player
Erica Wu Erica Wu ... Herself - Table Tennis Player
Massimo Costantini Massimo Costantini ... Himself - Ariel and Lily's Coach
Jonathan Bricklin Jonathan Bricklin ... Himself - Co-Founder, Spin Club
Franck Raharinosy Franck Raharinosy ... Himself - Co-Founder, Spin Club
Mark Croitoroo Mark Croitoroo ... Himself - Michael's Best Friend
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Storyline

Three teenagers' quest to qualify for the 2012 US Olympic table tennis team.

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Genres:

Documentary

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

15 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cary, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$868, 23 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,858, 29 November 2015
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Trivia

Both directors for this film have earned M.F.A. degrees in Documentary Filmmaking from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. See more »

Quotes

Barney Reed: Table tennis is a lot like martial arts and boxing combined with chess.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits include video of several "associate producers" playing ping pong. This was one of the rewards for a $1000 pledge on Kickstarter. See more »

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Follows Top Spin (2010) See more »

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