Picture from The Longshots
Overall B+

Based on a true story, The Longshots follows the life of eleven-year-old Jasmine Plummer (Keke Palmer), who becomes a quarterback on the boy's football team after much coaxing and coaching from her uncle (Ice Cube). Her decision also makes her the first female player in the Pop Warner Tournament's 56-year history.

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B-
Substance Use C+

Talk to your kids about…

The Longshots

The Pop Warner football league began in 1929 and offers young players the opportunity to develop sports skills and teamwork in a safe environment. Visit http://www.popwarner.com/football/pop.asp?lable=overview.

To read more about the real Jasmine Plummer, go to http://edition.cnn.com/2003/US/Midwest/12/06/girl.quarterback.ap/index.html .

How does Jasmine feel about being abandoned by her father? How does she show forgiveness?

How does accepting responsibility change life for Curtis as well other members of the community?