An anti-ageist comedy about a man's dream to win the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem.

Director:

Charles Stone III

Writer:

Jay Longino
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyrie Irving ... Uncle Drew
Lil Rel Howery ... Dax
Shaquille O'Neal ... Big Fella
Chris Webber ... Preacher
Reggie Miller ... Lights
Nate Robinson ... Boots
Lisa Leslie ... Betty Lou
Erica Ash ... Maya
Tiffany Haddish ... Jess
Nick Kroll ... Mookie
Aaron Gordon Aaron Gordon ... Casper
Mike Epps ... Louis
J.B. Smoove ... Angelo
Wesley Witherspoon Wesley Witherspoon ... Mario
Thomas Mills Thomas Mills ... Duke Tango
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Storyline

After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew's old basketball squad (Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one. After a successful five years as a fan-favorite digital episodic series, originally conceived by Pepsi, UNCLE DREW, will hit theaters June 29, 2018. UNCLE DREW is a Summit Entertainment release produced by Temple Hill in association with PepsiCo's Creators League Studios.

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Taglines:

Don't mess with the master of dunk fu. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Three of Shaquille O'Neal's favorite basketball movies are: "The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh," "White Men Can't Jump," and "Blue Chips." See more »

Quotes

Boots: We don't stop playing because we get old , We get old because we stop playing
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Uncle Drew (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Straight for the Bag
Written by French Montana (as Karim Kharbouch), Thom Bell, William Hart, and Harry Fraud (as Rory W. Quigley)
Performed by French Montana
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
Contains a sample of "Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love)"
Performed by The Delfonics
Licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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Better than expected
3 July 2018 | by hubmanadSee all my reviews

If you thought this movie was going to be the award winning film of our generation then you are as dumb as your 1 or 2 star review.

Funnier than expected. Even funnier if you follow the nba.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Uncle Drew See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,242,781, 1 July 2018

Gross USA:

$42,469,946

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,664,414
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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