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"THUNDERSTRUCK"
(2012) (Taylor Gray, Kevin Durant) (PG)


Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Minor
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Moderate
Frightening/Tense Scenes None
Gun/Weapons None
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Minor
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Minor
Sex/Nudity Mild
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes None
Topics to Talk About Moderate
Violence Mild


QUICK TAKE:
Dramedy: A klutzy 16-year-old suddenly finds himself in possession of NBA star Kevin Durant's basketball talent.
PLOT:
Brian Newell (TAYLOR GRAY) is a 16-year-old high school student whose favorite basketball player is NBA star Kevin Durant (KEVIN DURANT). Unfortunately for the teen, he possesses nary any trace of his idol's talent at the game, and thus is just the towel boy for his school's team that's coached by Coach Amross (JAMES BELUSHI) and Assistant Coach Dan (ROBERT BELUSHI). While he has a good friend in Mitch (LARRAMIE DOC SHAW), the fact that team basketball star Connor (SPENCER DANIELS) routinely makes fun of him in school means that Brian likely has no chance to impress new girl Isabel (TRISTIN MAYS).

That changes when Brian has a chance meeting with Kevin at a half-time event where the athlete signs and hands a basketball to the teen and thus inadvertently transfers his basketball talent to him. Suddenly, Brian can dribble better than anyone, make three-point shots and even dunk the basketball. Meanwhile, Kevin finds himself in a horrendous scoring slump, much to the chagrin of his agent, Alan (BRANDON T. JACKSON), who will do anything to figure out what happened.

With Brian's star on the rise and Kevin's fading, it's only a matter of time before the teen's ego starts to get out of control, with Alan's attempts to get Kevin's talent back threaten Brian's newfound fame.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
If they're fans of basketball and especially star Kevin Durant, they probably will.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG
For mild language and rude humor.


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