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Above the Rim
     

Above the Rim

Director: Jeff Pollack

Cast: Duane Martin, Leon, Tupac Shakur

 

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A young aspiring professional basketball player must make some tough decisions in this sports melodrama. Kyle Lee is a talented basketball player in high school. While he waits to find out if he will receive a scholarship to Georgetown he finds himself in a difficult dilemma over a playground basketball tournament. He must decide whether to follow his good-hearted

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A young aspiring professional basketball player must make some tough decisions in this sports melodrama. Kyle Lee is a talented basketball player in high school. While he waits to find out if he will receive a scholarship to Georgetown he finds himself in a difficult dilemma over a playground basketball tournament. He must decide whether to follow his good-hearted coach or Birdie, the local gangster. Kyle is also feeling resentment for the security guard his mother is falling for. The coach also wants the guard to play, but due to the tragic death of a friend, the guard cannot bear the thought of playing again.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/01/1996
UPC:
0794043427039
Original Release:
1994
Rating:
R
Source:
New Line Home Video

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Duane Martin Kyle-Lee
Leon Shep
2Pac Birdie
David Bailey Rollins
Tonya Pinkins Mailika
Marlon Wayans Bugaloo
Bernie Mac Flip
Byron Minns Monroe
Michael Rispoli Richie
James Williams Speedy
Frank Martin Will
Robert Harvey Official
Anthony Hargraves Referee
Darien Berry Younger Player
Wood Harris Actor

Technical Credits
Jeff Pollack Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Irving Azoff Producer
Harold Baines Stunts
Michael Barosky Musical Direction/Supervision
James D. Brubaker Executive Producer
Barry Michael Cooper Screenwriter
Steve Greener Associate Producer
Keith Hickles Stunts
Mara Manus Associate Producer
Ellyn Long Marshall Casting
Ina Mayhew Production Designer
Howard McMaster Asst. Director
Benny Medina Producer,Screenwriter
Aaron Meyerson Associate Producer
Marcus Miller Score Composer
James Mitchell Editor
Marie E. Nelson Casting
Karen Perry Costumes/Costume Designer
Tom Priestley Cinematographer
Michael Ripps Editor
Jeff Ward Stunts
Paul Weathered Set Decoration/Design

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