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Amateur (2018)

TV-MA | | Drama, Sport | 6 April 2018 (USA)
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A young basketball future star struggles with his personal life in pursuit of his dream.

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Ryan Koo

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Ryan Koo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Rainey Jr. ... Terron Forte
Tekola Cornetet Tekola Cornetet ... Stevion
Hanna Longo Hanna Longo ... Playground Girl
Walter Anaruk ... Coach Nguyen
Sharon Leal ... Nia
Brian White ... Vince
Frankie Jones Frankie Jones ... Visiting Coach
Ketrick 'Jazz' Copeland ... Byron
Josh Charles ... Coach Gaines
Corey Parker Robinson ... Coach Curtis
James Siakam James Siakam ... Olembe
Stefan Frank Stefan Frank ... Petrus
Ashlee Brian ... Anton
Vic Alejandro Vic Alejandro ... Opposing Coach
Daniel Poneman Daniel Poneman ... Young Camera Guy
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A young basketball future star struggles with his personal life in pursuit of his dream.

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coming of age | basketball | See All (2) »

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Every dream has a price.

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Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amador See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA See more »

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Basketball game scenes were filmed at Denver South High School in Denver, CO. See more »

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Terron Forte: Your family live in the house too Coach?
Coach Gaines: Nah, I'm just crashing with the team for a while. You know, it's tough being a coach's wife, especially when you have 12 boys
Terron Forte: Damn, You been busy coach... oh, oh, you talking about us.
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Remake of Amateur (2013) See more »

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You Ain't Gang
Written by Brandon Dickinson, Londen L. Buckner
Performed by Lil Bibby
Courtesy of Kemosabe Records
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A realistic story
9 April 2018 | by eldrimeziniSee all my reviews

Amateur is a simple story that shows the struggles of a talented young basketball player to fit on his new team.This movie reports the corruption on basketball and the way that it has changed.The actors were great,the plot was emotional and really enjoyable.One thing I didn't like about this movie was that the pace of it because it was quite slow.But in general this movie is great and I recommend it.


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