Heaven Is a Playground (1991)

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Set in Chicago, Heaven is a Playground is about an inner-city basketball coach and a young lawyer who set out to save a group of teen-aged boys from crime and drugs by giving them athletic scholarships and teaching them basketball.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Randall Fried
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 10, 2004
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast


as Zack Telander

as Byron Harper

as Byron Harper

as David Racine

as Truth Harrison

as Dalton Ellis

as Matthew Lockhart

as Casey Caldwell

as Ball Player

as Andre

as Luther Hakim
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Critic Reviews for Heaven Is a Playground

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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October 1, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Heaven Is a Playground

½

This weak basketball film feels like it was made by a production team that only half cared about the final product, and a cast that is pretty hit and miss...but mostly miss. It is inconsistent in tone and themes, and adds too many superfluous characters that add little to the proceedings. Might have had a shot, but it really never lands on it's feet...hell it barely takes off.

kenscheck
Kenny Scheck

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