Rebound (2005)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Family, Sport


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An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.


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30 June 2005 | MrTacchi
3
| So sad...nobody was laughing
It's a shame when a movie tries so hard to be funny but no one laughs at it. I went seeing this with expecting for a couple hours of light, predictable and forgettable fun, but instead of that I got a pointless sitcom that fails miserably at being funny or dramatic.

The main problem with Rebound is that it never comes together; it's that kind of movie that is sorta made by two directors with opposite purposes: light-hearted humor and deep thoughtful drama. So, the whole film is like a struggle between these two visions, and none comes to win. Unfortunately, viewers become the great losers with all this mess.

Megan Mullaly makes a good job of her role, though Martin Lawrence looks uncomfortable and overwhelmed by his. I have read some good reviews about Lawrence's performance, but I have to disagree on that one. I think that this is one of his worst performances, totally unfunny or whatsoever.

For those who defend this film saying that is a kid's movie, I should defend children's rights to have intelligent options, like Pixar and Dreamworks had been doing lately. There is no excuse for showing dull and naive movies only because "it's for the children"...

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Release Date:

1 July 2005

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$33,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,033,848 3 July 2005

Gross USA:

$16,809,014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,492,014

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