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Fast Break (1979)

PG
107 min | Comedy, Sport

David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team ...See moreDavid Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. Preacher, who's being sought by some nefarious characters. And D.C., who's a fugitive. And along with some of the students at the college, he turns them into a contender. In order to give the team the respect they deserve and some exposure, Greene schemes to try and get the number 1 team led by Bo Winnegar, to play them. Written by See less
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Sandor Stern (screenplay) | Marc Kaplan (story)
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Stephen J. Friedman (as Stephen Friedman)
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Updated Mar 2, 1979

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Mar 2, 1979 (United States)
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33 cast members
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Gabe Kaplan
David Greene (as Gabriel Kaplan) David Greene (as Gabriel Kaplan)   See fewer
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Michael Warren
Tommy 'Preacher' White Tommy 'Preacher' White   See fewer
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Bernard King
Hustler Hustler   See fewer
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Bert Remsen
Bo Winnegar Bo Winnegar   See fewer
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John Chappell
Alton Gutkas Alton Gutkas   See fewer
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Rhonda Bates
Enid Gutkas Enid Gutkas   See fewer
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K Callan
Ms. Tidwell Ms. Tidwell   See fewer
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Doria Cook-Nelson
Snooty Girl (as Doria Cook) Snooty Girl (as Doria Cook)   See fewer
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James Jeter
Officer Hedgewood Officer Hedgewood   See fewer
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Steve Conte
Man on Bus Man on Bus   See fewer
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Larry Farmer
Benton Benton   See fewer
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Charles R. Penland
Larry (as Charles Penland) Larry (as Charles Penland)   See fewer
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Jim Spillane
Krebbs Krebbs   See fewer
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Le Tari
Thompson Thompson   See fewer
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Marty Gorowitz
Frenchie Frenchie   See fewer
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Jack Smight
Dibber Dibber   See fewer
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Laurence Fishburne
Street Kid (as Laurence Fishburne III) Street Kid (as Laurence Fishburne III)   See fewer
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Ken Butler
Sammy (uncredited) Sammy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Hill
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ric Thompson
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Weissman
Cousin David (uncredited) Cousin David (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 609 votes