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Playin' for Love (2015)

NR 01/16/2015 (US) Comedy 1h 24m

An arrogant high school coach has his life turned upside down when a superstar player transfers to the school and his mother tries to take over the team.


Coach Banks (Robert Townsend) is used to calling all the shots for his championship high school basketball team and in his own love life. But that’s about to change when he meets, Talisa McCoy (Salli Richardson-Whitfield), the mother of a star player, new to Jackson high. She’s a beautiful, strong-willed single mom, with her own ideas on a winning team…and the perfect man. Now, this coach will have to learn a few new plays if he’s going to stay in the game.

  1. Robert Townsend

    Director, Writer

  2. Michelle Amor


  3. Cheryl L. West


Top Billed Cast

  1. Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Talisa McCoy

  2. Esai Morales

    Esai Morales

    Principle Jose Marti

  3. Jennifer Lewis

    Alize Gates

  4. Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

    Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

    Coach Preston Reid

  5. Robert Townsend

    Robert Townsend

    Coach Banks

  6. Melyssa Ford

    Melyssa Ford


  7. Steve White

    Steve White


  8. Bobby McGee

    Milton Dudley

  9. Elika Crespo


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Playin' for Love

Status Released

Original Language English

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