Changing the Game
Changing the Game (2012)

Changing the Game is a searing universal drama that chronicles the life of a young African-American, who spends his childhood on the mean streets of North Philadelphia. Raised by his spiritual grandmother, he ends up going to an Ivy League… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 11, 2012
DVD Release Date: August 28, 2012
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Although Riggs turns in a workmanlike performance, the rest of the cast is weak, with rare exceptions.

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Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

Changing the Game doesn't have the resources of a Hollywood movie, that's obvious. But it has one thing many Hollywood movies do not have -- an ending.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Dowdell shows promise as a director and if he can reach the next level on his scripts, he'll be an independent director worth keeping an eye on in the future.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Suspenseful, intriguing, wise and genuinely heartfelt.

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Kam Williams

Touching on a litany of timely themes, this modern morality play of Shakespearean proportions packs an emotional punch while sending a sobering message about what really matters most.

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Michael Dequina

Any forced note is counterbalanced by the greater amount of right ones.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
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Drawing inspiration from Niccol˛ Machiavelli's "The Prince" and "Sun Tzu's The Art of War", THE classic, go-to books for… More
Philip Price
While I may not be the target demographic for Rel Dowdell's Changing the Game there are certainly elements of the film that anyone can relate to whether it… More