Sunset Park (1996)


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Movie Info

After being dumped by her boyfriend and in need of quick cash, a Brooklyn high-school teacher decides to coach an inner-city basketball league -- except she doesn't know anything about basketball. Eventually she becomes more than a coach as she helps her troubled team overcome their many real-life problems.

Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 9, 2002
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


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as Shorty

as Busy-Bee

as Boo Men

as Morris Bernstein

as Dominic

as Mr. Santiago

as Washington Heights C...

as Judge Meyer

as Referee

as East Flatbush Player

as Shirley

as Sal the Janitor

as Kid Gloc

as Coney Island Player

as Dreadlock Guy

as School Bus Driver

as Cop at Apartment

as Charlie the Super

as Carlton Palmer

as Bar Customer

as Bar Customer
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Critic Reviews for Sunset Park

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (6)

The camera fails to capture the basketball action to its best advantage, and it really isn't explained how the players become so talented so quickly.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Audience Reviews for Sunset Park

this was a decent watch but very typical. basically the same film that youve seen a dozen times.

danny d

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A favorite.

Leo L

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Good film.

Chosen 718

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