My Many Sons

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  • NR
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 3.4  (164)

My Many Sons is a heartwarming sports drama from 2016, directed by Ralph Portillo and starring Judge Reinhold, Alex MacNicoll, and Michael Papajohn. Based on a true story, the movie tells the tale of a legendary college basketball coach who adopts multiple young men and turns them into a winning team. The story is set in the 1980s in rural Indiana, where Don Meyer (played by Reinhold) is a successful college basketball coach at Lipscomb University. Don is not just a coach but also a father figure to his players, instilling in them values such as teamwork, discipline, and hard work. He has a reputation for turning around struggling teams and getting the best out of players who others have given up on.

One day, Don and his wife Carmen (played by Fernanda Romero) receive a call from a social worker, informing them that a troubled teenage boy named Lucca (played by MacNicoll) has been left homeless after his mother's death. Don and Carmen decide to take Lucca into their home and family, hoping to provide him with the stability and guidance he needs.

Soon after, Don and Carmen adopt two more teenage boys, Andy and Manuel (played by Jeffrey Daquinag and Alex Baker), and they become part of the family. As their family grows, Don faces a new challenge on the court, with his team struggling to find cohesion and overcome the loss of their star player.

With Lucca's help, Don begins recruiting a group of young men who have been overlooked by other teams due to their troubled pasts. The new players bring a fresh energy to the team and inspire the older players to step up their game. Don's coaching skills are put to the test as he works to build a winning team out of a group of misfits and mold them into a tight-knit unit.

As the basketball season unfolds, Don and his family face many obstacles, including financial strains, health issues, and personal challenges. But through it all, they stay committed to each other and their shared mission of overcoming adversity.

My Many Sons is a touching story of hope, perseverance, and the power of love and respect to transform lives. Reinhold delivers a strong performance as the legendary coach, bringing warmth, humor, and a no-nonsense attitude to the role. MacNicoll shines as Lucca, portraying the troubled teen with sensitivity and nuance. Papajohn adds depth to the story as the team's assistant coach, who has his own personal struggles to overcome.

The movie is well-crafted, with a solid screenplay that balances the drama and heartwarming moments. The basketball scenes are well-shot, capturing the excitement and intensity of the game, and the score by Kevin Blumenfeld adds to the emotional impact of the story. The production values are high, creating an authentic 1980s atmosphere and showcasing the beautiful Indiana landscape.

Overall, My Many Sons is a must-see for sports fans and anyone who loves a good underdog story. It reminds us that with hard work, determination, and the support of our loved ones, we can overcome any obstacle and achieve our dreams.

My Many Sons is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.4.

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    3.4  (164)