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Uncle Drew (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 29 June 2018 (USA)
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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

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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Uncle Drew is raining buckets 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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Official Sites:

Official Site | Official Site [Japan] | See more »

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

J.B. Smoove, who plays Angelo, appeared in one of the original Uncle Drew commercials. He also once appeared as a basketball player on Nick Kroll's "Kroll Show." See more »

Quotes

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

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Written by Eskeerdo (as Alexander Izquierdo), Logic (as Robert Hall), and Jeremy McArthur
Performed by Logic
Produced by Jeremy McArthur (as Arthur McArthur) for Canadian Jew Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good for some great laughs!
29 June 2018 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

I'm a little surprise how entertaining I found Uncle Drew. Seriously funny I'm laughing all the time. Plus Ex-basketball players like Shaq, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller and Lisa Leslie are as entertaining using their skills to put balls into baskets as actors as they are using their skills to put balls though baskets as basketball players.

Well worth it if you love basketball. Total slam dunk (pun intended)


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