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Uncle Drew (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 29 June 2018 (USA)
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An anti-ageist comedy about a man's dream to win the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem.

Director:

Charles Stone III

Writer:

Jay Longino
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3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyrie Irving ... Uncle Drew
Lil Rel Howery ... Dax
Shaquille O'Neal ... Big Fella
Chris Webber ... Preacher
Reggie Miller ... Lights
Nate Robinson ... Boots
Lisa Leslie ... Betty Lou
Erica Ash ... Maya
Tiffany Haddish ... Jess
Nick Kroll ... Mookie
Aaron Gordon Aaron Gordon ... Casper
Mike Epps ... Louis
J.B. Smoove ... Angelo
Wesley Witherspoon Wesley Witherspoon ... Mario
Thomas Mills Thomas Mills ... Duke Tango
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Storyline

After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew's old basketball squad (Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one. After a successful five years as a fan-favorite digital episodic series, originally conceived by Pepsi, UNCLE DREW, will hit theaters June 29, 2018. UNCLE DREW is a Summit Entertainment release produced by Temple Hill in association with PepsiCo's Creators League Studios.

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Uncle Drew is raining buckets See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Official Site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Uncle Drew See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,242,781, 1 July 2018

Gross USA:

$42,469,946

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,664,414
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dax is shown at ages 4, 10, and 13. He's played by Trey Griffith, Judah Howery, and Ashton Tyler, respectively. Judah Howery, playing 10-year-old Dax, is Lil Rel Howery's son. See more »

Quotes

Preacher: I just came from Hell whipping the Devil's ass.
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Connections

References Get Out (2017) See more »

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Written by Khalid (as Khalid Robinson), Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Billy Walsh, and Michael Orabiyi (as Michael Orabiyi Riley)
Performed by Khalid
Produced by Stargate
Courtesy of Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Not bad ,,, not bad at all...
15 September 2018 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

So i thought the movie at first would look much like a Madea movie .. but it actually was enjoyable .. it was a bit slow and dull in the beginning but had a few jokes ,, had me giggling for a bit .. then the tournament and the action started and the whole thing turned to be nice movie over all.

As for the cast ,, i barely watch basketball,, even though i'm a fan ,, but of course i know Shaquille O'Neal and watched a couple videos for Webber and Reggie Miller and sure Irving, "Celtics fan in here" .. and they all did really good ,, i mean Shaq is hilarious and Lil Rel Howery did a fine job gluing all together.

final thought ,, not the most amazing sports movie ever,, but it's a nice comedy family movie ,, so it is recommended.


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