His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group digital underground. In 1984, his family moved to baltimore, maryland where he became good friends with jada pinkett smith. It features tha dogg pound, snoop dogg, warren g, nate dogg and tupac. The screenplay was written by barry michael cooper, adapted from a story by benny medina. Mar 21, 2018 actor, cory hardrict plays nigel in the tupac movie, all eyez on me. It makes you miss the 90s, particularly sports movies from the 90s, but outside of revisiting. It was shot on location in harlem, and especially at ruckers playground, a legendary court where, in the 1970s, visiting stars like wilt chamberlain and julius erving would drop by to play with the local heroes. Above the rim explicit by soundtrackcast album on amazon.
Above the rim full movie 1994 hd tupac shakur, leon. With duane martin, tupac shakur, leon, david bailey. A look back at above the rim on its 25th anniversary. Watch above the rim full movie 1994 video dailymotion. Mar 23, 20 2pac punks bugaloo above the rim movie duration. Nigel was a drug dealer and a member of black mafia. Tupac shakur movie above the rim tupac shakur 2pac tupac makaveli true legend best rapper life goes on california love thug life baby daddy. The only good thing i can think of to say about this movie is. Above the rim is a 1994 american sports film cowritten and directed by jeff pollack in his directorial debut. A young aspiring professional basketball player must make some tough decisions in this sports melodrama. Jeff pollack directs tupac shakur and leon in the urban basketball drama above the rim, which comes to dvd with a pair of transfers.
Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Wood harris on rap cyphering with 2pac while shooting above the rim duration. Classic film 2pac acting intense and epic i love this movie. Above the rim the 1994 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. Above the rim 1994 official trailer tupac shakur, bernie mac basketball movie hdstory of a promising high school basketball star and his. Watch above the rim starring duane martin in this drama on directv. Download above the rim movie online full download online. Sold by taxnopolis and ships from amazon fulfillment. Above the rim 1994 official trailer tupac shakur, bernie mac basketball movie hd. But above the rim is very good too, what lacked in above the rim was the rawness. As for above the rim, its fairly generic whenever tupac isnt on screen.
The soundtrack above the rim is an example of how all soundtracks should sound. His family moved again in 1988 to oakland, california. Above the rim trailer story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard. Released march 23rd, 1994, above the rim stars duane martin, leon, tupac shakur, david bailey the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 33 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. Drake wears tupac shakurs outfit from above the rim xxl. In fact, above the rim was one of four major basketball films to be released. Six tapes were released for the soundtracks promotion. Watch above the rim 1994 online for free full movie on now story of kylelee watson, a promising high school basketball star, and his relationships with birdie, a powerful drug dealer, and birdies brother, thomas shep sheppard, himself once a promising high school star at kyles school, now employed as a security guard. Above the rim 1994 download movie for mobile in best quality 3gp and mp4 format.
Menace ii society, juice, new jersey drive, above the rim, belly, paid in full, and this film are hood classics. He must decide whether to follow his kind coach or birdie tupac shakur, the local gangster. Kyle lee is a talented basketball player in high school. Tupac above the rim interview rare footage youtube.
The song that is on above the rim and also on thug life vol. The widescreen transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1. Above the rim is melodramatic but played with grit and energy by a solid cast, particularly shakur. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. Above the rim jeff pollack, duane martin, leon, tupac. Above the rim is about the city game of basketball, played on asphalt in a rough, physical style, where the rewards are status and glory in the neighborhood. Nigel went by the names jacques agnant and haitian jack. Watch above the rim online stream full movie directv. Above the rim 1994 official trailer tupac shakur, bernie mac. Here you can see why tupac was highly respected not only as a celebrated gangsta rapper,but also a great actor with an impaccable skill and broad range and here in this movie you see why. The film stars duane martin, tupac shakur, leon robinson, marlon wayans and wood harris. Urban life volume 3 above the rim, bait, 187, cradle 2 the grave various.
Tupac was the ruthless street hustler and the coach of a dirty playing basketball team. One of the most inspirational speeches ever mike tyson when life gets hard duration. Above the rim is about the city game of basketball, played on asphalt. Also stream above the rim on your mobile, tablets and ipads plot.
Above the rim was not the only major basketball film released that year. Above the rim full movie watch free online on 123movies. Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard. Tupac was good in this film as usual but i just hated above the rim. Kyle is also feeling resentment for a security agent shepherd, who is in love with his mother. A hot prospect threatens his college career by playing in a high stakes street basketball tournament. Above the rim 1994 official trailer tupac shakur, bernie mac basketball movie hd story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a. Tupac met nigel in the early 90s on the set of above the rim.
Born in new york city, tupac grew up primarily in harlem. The movie lives easily on the streets where it is shot, and the performances especially by martin, shakur and pinkins are convincing. Tupac in trouble, georgetown hoops on the rise, a sports film rises to cult classic. New hip today is truly a special day, happy birthday tupac. Feb 14, 2012 personal favorite scene from above the rim. Tupac shakur movie above the rim tupac shakur 2pac eu te amo meu amor escola velha respeito che guevara lendas. Pac and marlon killed this scene whats your favorite 2pac movie. He was a very dangerous man who was respected throughout the hip hop industry. It is not on any 2pac albums, makaveli albums or thug life albums. Tupac movie above the rim celebrates 25th anniversary. Makaveli pac and marlon above the rim 1994 facebook. The rest of the cast is aces as well, especially a terrific and unexpected performance from marlon wayans. Although wellintentioned, this film is a notch below blue chips. Marlon wayans, who played bugaloo in the movie, on tupac.
Above the rim is an excellent hoodbasketball film that is very strangely obscure along with another excellent tupac film juice. Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the bestselling music artists of all time he was murdered in septe tupac shakur r. May 19, 2015 watch above the rim 1994 box office us video full movie online streaming 720p click link in description. Above the rim the soundtrack is the official soundtrack to the 1994 film of the same name. A highschool basketball star duane martin is torn by loyalties to a drug dealer tupac shakur and an explayer leon. Despite b movie credentials the presence of tupac shakur seems to have torpedoed the popularity of above the rim. They are just movies, but it is evident that there are a slew of movies that are celebrated a lot more in the black community than anywhere else. Tupac shakur movie above the rim tupac shakur, tupac.
It was a studio type movie, if they used some different angles or spike lee type directing this movie could have been up there with the great movies of all time. On this day in hiphop history, death row records in conglomeration with interscope records released the soundtrack to the popular film, above the rim. Apr 26, 2011 who is 2pacs girlfriend in above the rim. Tupac shakur classics from street ball and road trips. Story of kylelee watson, a promising high school basketball star, and his relationships with birdie, a powerful drug dealer, and birdies brother, thomas shep sheppard, himself once a promising high school star at kyles school, now employed as a security guard. Above the rim 1994 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Starring duane martin, tupac shakur and marlon wayans. It was officially released only as a bonus song on the cassette tape version of the soundtrack and as a single. Duane martin leon tupac shakur david bailey tonya pinkins marlon wayans bernie mac byron keith minns. The movie was shot mostly in harlem, with various scenes filmed at the. This is the exact same outfit pac wore in the scenes at the shootout tournament in the classic sports film, above the rim, which portrayed shakur as birdie, a local drug dealer who is hellbent on. Nov 06, 2018 producers filmed that scene with a 2pac lookalike and stitched the footage together to make it look as close to 2pac as possible. Tupac shakur, was an american rapper, songwriter, and actor.
The story however remains derivative throughout, whilst the secondary plot is more than a tad schmaltzy, thrown in for good measure to introduce a father figure for kyle. Shakur considered singer don mcclean best known as the singersongwriter of the 1972 hit american pie and kate bush as two influences in his life. It is very hard to believe but this movie has stood the test of time and it is highly regarded as one of the greatest basketballhiphop movies ever made. The film tells about a promising new york city high school. Read about 2pac pain above the rim soundtrack by 2pac and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The film stars duane martin, tupac shakur, leon robinson, marlon wayans.
The above the rim soundtrack came out on the 22nd march 1994 by death row records and interscope. Above the rim was a transitional period in tupac shakurs life. Here you have a star studded cast which features duane martin, tonya pinkins,marlon wayans,bernie mac,leon and the late great rapperactor tupac shakur 2pac. Trailer watch movie 9,412 views the story is about a high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now works as a security guard. Aug 19, 20 so without further ado, we bring to you the first edition of the liberty ballers at the movies series. Check out above the rim explicit by soundtrackcast album on amazon music. The soundtrack, released by death row and interscope records on march 22, 1994, was executive produced by suge knight. Tupac gives outstanding performances in both films and shows what a great film actor he was.314 128 1459 723 948 112 371 1194 212 1256 1556 1002 1275 1175 1028 144 556 957 1506 297 708 1040 360 855 1485 625 1503 627 1542 1526 1194 562 1389 1400 1471 1045 562 62 3 1046 1017 147 1164 669 254 729