The 6th Man Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: May 6th, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Brothers Kenny (Marlon Wayans) and Antoine Tyler (Kadeem Hardison) have always wanted to be basketball heroes, standing out as child athletes and now as college players at the University of Washington. But tragedy strikes during a game, when Kenny, the superstar of the family, sustains a fatal heart attack while playing. This forces Antoine to become the leader on the court, but not without some help from his brother, who returns as a ghost to help the Washington team in its quest for glory.

Cast: Marlon Wayans, Kadeem Hardison, David Paymer, Michael Michele, Kevin Dunn, Gary Jones, Lorenzo Orr, Vladimir Cuk

Director: Randall Miller

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Mandeville Films

Keywords: Hospital, Father, 1990s, Playful, Transformation, Underdog, Cheeky, Quest, Lighthearted, Madcap, Brother