Above The Rim

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Sports

A superficial and predictable sports drama with an inner-city background, ABOVE THE RIM nevertheless offers engaging characters, fast-paced direction, and strong performances by several young African-American actors. Kyle (Duane Martin), a basketball star at a Harlem high school, plans to play in a neighborhood tournament, the Uptown Shootout, on a team...read more

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01:01 — A promising young inner-city basketball star is seduced by the promise of fast money to play in a high stakes street tournament. The gangs and gamblin (more…)

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Above the Rim BET

A high-school basketball star (Duane Martin) is courted by a drug dealer (Tupac Shakur) to play on a neighborhood team. Shep: Leon. Rollins: David Bailey. Mailika: Tonya Pinkins. Bugaloo: Marlon Wayans. Flip: Bernie Mac. Monroe: Byron Minns. Directed and c (more…)

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Mon Oct 2 4:00pm
Above the Rim BET

A high-school basketball star (Duane Martin) is courted by a drug dealer (Tupac Shakur) to play on a neighborhood team. Shep: Leon. Rollins: David Bailey. Mailika: Tonya Pinkins. Bugaloo: Marlon Wayans. Flip: Bernie Mac. Monroe: Byron Minns. Directed and c (more…)

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A superficial and predictable sports drama with an inner-city background, ABOVE THE RIM nevertheless offers engaging characters, fast-paced direction, and strong performances by several young African-American actors. Kyle (Duane Martin), a basketball st… (more)

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