Action / Drama / Sport

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Fresh60%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright66%
IMDb Rating5.9104550

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Plot summary

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Top cast

Josh Charles Photo
Josh Charles as Coach Gaines
Mary Beth McDonough Photo
Mary Beth McDonough as Math Teacher
Sharon Leal Photo
Sharon Leal as Nia
Brian White Photo
Brian White as Vince
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813.85 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 36 min
P/S 0 / 5
1.53 GB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 36 min
P/S 0 / 3

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Floated27 / 10

Sends a strong message

Amateur is a relatively smaller independent spurts drama about a young gifted and talented high school prospect. The story is quite believable and the acting by up and coming star Michael Rainey Jr makes for a likable and realistic lead. There is showcasing of basketball being played and also shows the business side and why academics is important.

A key subplot deals with the fact that the star has trouble reading numbers and isn't strong at math, making him unable of reading the scoreboard. It sends a strong message in that working in your academics and school studies has a strong direct link in with his dream of eventually making it into the pros- NBA.

The film somewhat becomes confusing in its last 30 minutes or so when we see him video recording a private message with his coach and father. This part felt unrealistic and it didn't make much sense for the character as to why he would purposefully sabotage his career and his coach's. Though some claim he did it as a way to get off the team, though how would he know that he would he able to re-attend his former high school? The conclusion felt rushed but it was different than what we would come to expect so that was good. In the end, this film is highly overlooked, quite entertaining and would be enjoyed by basketball fans.

Reviewed by tlarraya1 / 10


This movie was disappointing. We normally like sports movies but this one hasn´t been a hit and it´s surprising that they made this movie without it being a real story.

Reviewed by fmwongmd5 / 10


A somewhat befuddled storyline; somewhat good acting by Michael Ranney Jr..

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