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Above the Rim

1994 Rated R 1hr 37m

While high schooler Kyle (Duane Martin) awaits word from Georgetown University about his basketball scholarship, he balances relationships with neighborhood gangster Birdie (Tupac Shakur), a strict coach, and Shep (Leon), a former basketball star falling for his mother, Mailika (Tonya Pinkins). Marlon Wayans, David Bailey, Bernie Mac, Henry Simmons and Shawn Michael Howard also star in this drama. Jeff Pollack directs and co-writes.

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Movie Details

Pervasive strong language, and for violence
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.