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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)

A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Cheadle ... Earl "The Goat" Manigault
James Earl Jones ... Dr. McDuffie
Michael Beach ... Legrand
Ronny Cox ... Coach Scarpelli
Loretta Devine ... Miss Mary
Glynn Turman ... Coach Powell
Monica Calhoun ... Evonne
Colin Cheadle Colin Cheadle ... Young Earl
Michael Ralph ... Dion
Daryl Mitchell ... Dean Memminger
Nicole Ari Parker ... Wanda (as Nicole Parker)
Tamara Tunie ... Miss Marcus
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself
Chick Hearn Chick Hearn ... Himself
Cress Williams ... Kimbrough
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Storyline

A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 was the 25th anniversary of the first tournament named after him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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From the mean streets of Harlem come the greatest basketball player the world has never known.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic drug use, strong language, some sexuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie for the HBO network. See more »

Quotes

Earl "The Goat" Manigault: You just keep on being like yourself, all right?
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A Place in the Sun
Written by Stevie Wonder
Performed by Stevie Wonder
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Don Cheadle
7 January 2004 | by danpatchkSee all my reviews

Don Cheadle is amazing in this movie. His reaction to his friend's overdose is a truly astonishing piece of acting. I don't know if he won any awards for this role, but he should have. If you have not seen this flick, you must.


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