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Love And Basketball (2000)

Although the ending is contrived, first-time writer/director Gina Prince manages to create well-rounded characters, including thoughtful parents. Rare qualities indeed compared to the many trite and shallow teen dramas recently brought to the screen. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 124
Theater Release: 21 Apr 2000
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Love And Basketball (2000) is rated PG-13: for sexuality and language

Cast: Omar Epps, Sanaa Lathan

Detailed Review

When young Monica Wright (Kyla Pratt/Sanaa Lathan) moves next door to Quincy McCall (Glenndon Chatman/Omar Epps), son of NBA star Zeke McCall (Dennis Haysbert), she never suspects their first meeting… 
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