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The Longshots

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 21 Aug 2008
Video Release: 01 Dec 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Longshots is rated PG: The MPAA has rated The Longshots PG for some thematic elements, mild language and brief rude humor.

Cast: Ice Cube, Keke Palmer
Studio: 2008 MGM

Detailed Review

Sports, as one fictional reporter put it, is all about firsts. As an 11-year-old, the real Jasmine Plummer made history as the first female quarterback in the 56th Annual Pop… 
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Why Is The Longshots Rated PG?

At school, Jasmine is the target of bullying from a group of students who resort… 
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Talk It Over

The Pop Warner football league began in 1929 and offers young players the opportunity to… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Keke Palmer plays another young competitor in Akeelah and the Bee. An aspiring athlete… 
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