Kevin Durant plays himselfin the movie. But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season. Only now Durant can not continue his career, because he lost his sports gift. When he awoke, the guy was surprised to discover that he had a pronounced ability to play baseball. After this takes place, Kevin has a problem playing well anymore, but Brian, on the other hand, dominates the court. Kevin's agent notices Brian possesses his clients talent, and realizes what has happened. If you are a fan of Kevin Durant, then you will not want to miss this one.
The toughest part of the movie for him was that he had to miss jump shots, on purpose, for the movie to appear to not be able to play anymore. If you want to make a Space Jam or LikeMike type of movie it has to have magic, even though there was someinexplicable magic in this film it wasn't that game winning shot kindthat leaves your exhilarated and satisfied with the final triumph. This has to be a horrifying experience for this young man. Things suddenly change when Brian gets the opportunity to meet his idol, and explains how he desires to play, 'just like him'. Jackson goes to great lengths to try and get Kevin his talent back. I laughed audibly when he remarked that Shaq had been workingwith Kevin on his free throws.
The funniest scenes are when Alan Brandon T. Initially I figured that this was a Space Jam like film forthis generation of young hoopsters to see a current fan favorite in alife situation other than simply on the court or I thought it might bea Like Mike kind of film. One of the key messages embedded in the movie was forpeople not to pretend they are somebody they are not. This is a children's film where a 16 yr old boy, Brian, Taylor Gray, who decides to join his high school basketball team, even though he doesn't play well, he wants to be like his idol, Kevin Durant. Thunderstruck Reviewed by Brianna Beaton See her full review on video. While at a basketball game, Brian gets a chance to meet the superstar and supposedly steals Kevin's talent. He was as funny in this film asever.
The story evolves around a teenage boy named Brian Newell TaylorGray , who is a typical teenage boy who aspires to be as good as hisprofessional basketball idol, Kevin Durant. Just how to do ordinary students? I recommend this film for ages 7 to 18 and anyone who loves the game of basketball. When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team. Year: 2012 Actors: Kevin Durant, Taylor Gray, Brandon T. When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, basketball star Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team, while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life. Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley also make cameoappearances as broadcasters in the movie. The story then evolves how Brian deals with his new found and totallyunexpected basketball talent and success with the lovely new girl intown Isabel Sanchez Tristin Mays.
There area few good messages for preteens and teenagers about team work, truth,and friendship, as well as being an entertaining movie for the entirefamily. I really like this film because I just love basketball. The playoffs of the Oklahoma City Thunder, is at stake. My favorite scene is when Alan is trying to get Kevin his talent back. Brian Newall, who magically acquires the talent of his hoops hero Kevin Durant who plays himself , eventually finds he'd rather get the talent back to its rightful owner. Synopsis When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan magically switches talents with his hero, basketball star Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team, while Kevin Durant suddenly can't make a shot to save his life. Naturally, he was immediately taken into the school team.
One great message in this film is that talent isn't something you get; talent is something that you earn with hard work and dedication. It helped that Brandon T. Kevin's agent, Alan Garrett, Brandon T. As Kevin passes the ball to Brian, without knowing it is happening, Brian receives the talent of his idol, of being an amazing basketball star. Kevin Durant, playing himself, is suddenly horrible at basketball while Brian is the new superstar on his high school team. I give it a red light.
Not only does Brian miss the shot, he also hits the game mascot. Then one day, on a rainy summer evening in Bryan struck by lightning. Brian and Kevin's agent make arrangements to try to save the team, by giving Kevin back his talent. A little magic happens when Kevin offers to play a little one-on-one with Brian. This movie followed suit to few others of similar content in the past, with a real Athlete in the movie, the others did very well, but not Thunderstruck. He is doing all kinds of things, going from holding the basketball together with saying a message to rubbing the carpet and then finally to a stun gun. Again, I am a Kevin Durant fan andconsider him one of the most talented ballers in the game today, but heand Candace Parker Williams have some serious work to do if they wantto build an acting resume.
After making this movie, Kevin Durant made a statement that he had a hard time with one particular part of this film. But it's sad when you resort to ball onballs physical comedy for laughs. During a game, Brian gets an opportunity to make a very important shot from half court, and misses. Brian Newall Taylor Gray is horrible at basketball. Coach Amross James Belushi and his assistant coach Dan Robert Belushi are too funny and will definitely keep you laughing.
But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season. But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season. I give Thunderstruck four out of five stars because it's funny, has a good message and is great for the whole family to enjoy. Unfortunately, it didn't have the charisma orheart of either of those two films. Unfortunately, this movie did not receive very good reviews. The most common 16-year-old student named Brian is no different from their peers million.