Rebound Synopsis
A college basketball coach (Martin Lawrence) leads a team of middle schoolers.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Rebound is about as unmotivated as Coach Roy, doing nothing to distinguish itself from any other movie ever made about winless teams that...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
The whole thing feels like a half-day of community service, which Lawrence walks through good-naturedly.
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Rebound is determinedly lightweight fare that shamelessly resorts to every crowd-pleasing cliche it can think of to wring sympathy and...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Luke Sader
Predictable yet passably entertaining.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Even without surprises, or drama, or clever dialogue, or even a single scene of any merit, Rebound goes along pleasantly.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I can't recommend the movie, except to younger viewers, but I don't dislike it. It's "Coach Carter" Lite, and it does what it does.
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38

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Viewing the new Martin Lawrence kiddie movie is more enjoyable than watching my dog eat a desiccated toad carcass he pried off the road,...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The players fall into recognizable stereotypes: the big and clumsy kid, the real talent who's also a showoff, the buffoon, the gross-out...
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25

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Bewilderingly bad.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A dreary comedy in the same mold (as "The Bad News Bears," only moldier.
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Rated PG | For mild language and thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Tired comedy about middle school basketball.
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