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Above the Rim (1994)

R
96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Writers
Jeff Pollack (story) (screenplay) | Benny Medina (story) | Barry Michael Cooper (screenplay)
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$ 3,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,738,800
Gross (USA)
$ 16,192,320
Gross (World)
$ 16,192,320
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Release date
Mar 23, 1994 (United States)

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Duane Martin
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Henry Simmons
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Richard Ray Kirkland
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Leslie Terrero
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Kenneth Bantum
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Howard Bond
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Franklin Martin
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Troy Trusdale
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Tracey Walston
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Sam Worthen
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Cindy Birch
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Barry Bradford
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6.6 / 10 | 12,217 votes