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Hurricane Season (2009)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 8 December 2009 (USA)
A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »

Director:

Tim Story

Writer:

Robert Eisele
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Credited cast:
Bonnie Hunt ... Principal
Taraji P. Henson ... Dayna Collins
Forest Whitaker ... Al Collins
China Anne McClain ... Alana Collins
Khleo Thomas ... Raymond
Michael Gaston ... Coach Frank Landon
Isaiah Washington ... Coach Simmons
Courtney B. Vance ... Mr. Randolph
J.B. Smoove ... Team Bus Driver
Shad Moss ... Gary (as Bow Wow)
Robbie Jones ... Brian Randolph
Irma P. Hall ... Grandma Rose
Jackie Long
Lil' Wayne ... Lamont
Lance E. Nichols ... Pastor at Rec Center
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A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the disaster and leads them on the path to the state championships. Written by IMDb Editors

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They Turned a Tragedy Into a Triumph.

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for brief sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

As of 2014, this is the last live action project Bonnie Hunt has done See more »

Goofs

During the first few plays of the State Championship, one of the Patriots passes is stolen and taken down the court. The player with the ball then lobs the ball to a player wearing a #22 jersey, who then dunks it. When the camera zooms in on the player the jersey number has changed to #21. See more »

Soundtracks

Ball Don't Lie
Written by Christian Salyer (as Cadence Blaze) and Allen Maldonado
Performed by DawOne
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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It's Hurricane Season
29 April 2010 | by NickyJ0471See all my reviews

I thought this would be a cheap movie given that it Lil Wayne and Bow Wow in the movie but boy was I surprised. Hurricane Season is a great story of triumph in the face of tremendous adversity. It puts you in New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina. It showed how people's lives were turned upside down. The life and history of a town swept away in just a few moments. In one of the darker times of our nation's history it illustrates what makes the human spirit so powerful. And how a group of misfits can become brothers and form a collective bond that can accomplish anything. As someone who has watched every sports movie known to man, I dare say this movie is a better basketball movie then Coach Carter. And is easily right up there in inspiration with Rudy. I love how the movie showed such a powerful resiliency from such young men. Move over Remember The Titans, Hurricane Season is ready to take you by storm.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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Patriots See more »

Filming Locations:

Chalmette, Louisiana, USA See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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