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Author: Jeff PollackBarry Michael CooperDuane MartinLeonTupac ShakurAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : New Line Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kyle Lee Watson is an inner-city high school basketball star torn between college and the lure of the streets. During an important championship play-off game, Kyle grandstands to catch the attention of a Georgetown college scout. Instead, he impresses Birdie, a powerful gang leader who is assembling a team to compete in the neighborhood Shoot-Out contest, a high-stakes street basketball tournament for the bragging  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Pollack; Barry Michael Cooper; Duane Martin; Leon; Tupac Shakur; Marlon Wayans; Marcus Miller; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780641159 9780780641150
OCLC Number: 51584895
Language Note: English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Based on a story by Jeff Pollack and Benny Medina.
Videodisc release of the 1994 motion picture.
DVD features: Theatrical trailers; DVD-ROM content.
Credits: Music supervisors, Anita Camarata, Benny Medina ; production designer, Ina Mayhew ; music, Marcus Miller ; editor, Michael Ripps, James mitchell ; director of photography, Tom Priestly ; executive producer, James D. Brubaker.
Cast: Duane Martin, Leon, Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac, Tonya Perkins, Marlon Wayans.
Target Audience: Rated R; for pervasive strong language, and for violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) and full screen presentations; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: New Line Productions presents a film by Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Barry Michael Cooper & Jeff Pollack ; produced by Jeff Pollack and Benny Medina ; directed by Jeff Pollack.

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Kyle Lee Watson is an inner-city high school basketball star torn between college and the lure of the streets. During an important championship play-off game, Kyle grandstands to catch the attention of a Georgetown college scout. Instead, he impresses Birdie, a powerful gang leader who is assembling a team to compete in the neighborhood Shoot-Out contest, a high-stakes street basketball tournament for the bragging rights of the city.

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