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Rebound: The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault

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Director  Eriq La Salle
Duration  
Music director  Keven Eubanks
Language  English
7.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Drama, Sport
Running time  2 hours
Country  United States
Rebound: The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault movie poster
Release date  1996
Writer  Alan Swyer, Larry Golin
Nominations  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Cast  Don Cheadle (Earl Manigault), James Earl Jones (Dr. McDuffie), Daryl Mitchell (Dean Memminger), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (himself), Eriq La Salle (Diego), Forest Whitaker (Mr. Rucker)
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The Harlem playground legend (Don Cheadle) picks himself back up after drugs and despair ruin his 60s basketball career.

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Rebound: The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl Manigault, an American street basketball legendary player famous under his nickname of "The Goat."

The film written by Alan Swyer and Larry Golin and directed by Eriq La Salle stars Don Cheadle in the title role of Manigault. Former professional basketball player Nigel Miguel provided basketball training to the cast, and worked with La Salle to coordinate and stage the basketball scenes.

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.

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Cast

  • Don Cheadle ... Earl Manigault
  • James Earl Jones ... Dr. McDuffie
  • Michael Beach ... Legrand
  • Clarence Williams III ... Coach Pratt
  • Eriq La Salle ... Diego
  • Forest Whitaker ... Mr. Rucker
  • Ronny Cox ... Coach Scarpelli
  • Loretta Devine ... Miss Mary
  • Glynn Turman ... Coach Powell
  • Monica Calhoun ... Evonne
  • Colin Cheadle ... Young Earl
  • Michael Ralph ... Dion
  • Daryl Mitchell ... Dean Meminger
  • Nicole Ari Parker ... Wanda
  • Tamara Tunie ... Miss Marcus
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself
  • Chick Hearn ... Himself
  • Cress Williams ... Kimbrough
  • Kevin Garnett ... Wilt Chamberlain
  • Gary Maloncon ... Nate Bowman
  • Nigel Miguel ... Sonny Johnson
  • References

    Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault Wikipedia
    Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault IMDb Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault themoviedb.org


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