A boy separated from his mother who has moved to the U.S. for a better life, is set to be Jamaica's next track-and-field sensation.

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Storm Saulter

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Robert A. Maylor (based upon the characters created by), Storm Saulter (based upon the characters created by) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Lorraine Toussaint ... Donna
David Alan Grier ... Coach
Shantol Jackson ... Kerry Hall
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Marcus Brick
Natasha Kalimada ... UK Sprinter (as Asha Kalimada)
Nirine S. Brown ... Sprint Runner
Usain Bolt ... Self
Darren Lee Campbell ... UK Sprinter
James Nichols II ... South Africa Track Coach
Kadeem Wilson Kadeem Wilson ... Germaine Sharp
Marlon McIntyre Marlon McIntyre ... Mira Club boyfriend
Winford Williams Winford Williams ... Self
Dale Elliott Dale Elliott ... Akeem Sharp
Shak-Quera South Shak-Quera South ... Mira
Sakina Deer Sakina Deer ... Precious
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SPRINTER tells the story of Akeem Sharp who is set to be Jamaica's next big track-and-field sensation. Akeem hopes a rise in the track and field world will take him to the U.S. to reunite him with his mother who has supported the family while living as an illegal resident for over a decade. But Akeem's rising star is weighed down by turmoil at home: a volatile father, and an unruly older brother who insinuates himself into Akeem's career as a means of escaping - or perhaps enhancing - his scam artist hustle. Not only does Akeem have to prove to himself and everyone that he can succeed, but also overcome the struggles that may ultimately bring him down.

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We all have our own races to run

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Drama | Sport

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No it's not a great movie, just mediocre.
26 December 2019 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

Sprinter isn't a movie that I will remember. It's a movie where I need to write a review immediately after seeing it otherwise I won't remember anything about it next week. It's just not that interesting as a story, often cliché, not that great of acting (actually pretty mediocre). The funny thing is that I read a reviewer saying the annoying thing were the subtitles. I thought they were the best thing of the movie because if you're not a Jamaican yourself you won't understand half of the movie.


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Country:

Jamaica | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Kingston, Jamaica See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,622
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