Keyword: basketball

Semi-Pro

Semi-Pro (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/28/2008
In 1976, the maverick ABA is a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivals the NBA and makes a name for itself with innovations like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest. Jackie Moon is a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song "Love Me Sexy" to achieve his dream of owning a basketball team. But Moon's franchise, the Flint Michigan Tropics...
Space Jam

Space Jam (1996)

Rated: PG Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 11/14/1996
The Nerdlucks, a grouchy gang of tiny space creatures, have been dispatched by their boss, the ruthless, belligerent Swackhammer, to kidnap Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes cohorts and export them to Moron Mountain, Swackhammer's failing theme park on the Nerdluck's boring planet. Bugs challenges the small, weak aliens to a fateful basketball tournament: if the Looney Tunes win, they'll remain on...
Crossover

Crossover (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 08/31/2006
Noah Cruise, a naturally talented basketball player, is determined to become a doctor using his basketball scholarship to attend UCLA pre-med, rather than succumbing to the lure of a former sports agent Vaughn, and his push for Noah to go for the NBA. Noah's best friend, Tech, the buddy that covered for him and did time for an assault charge, is also an outstanding basketball player, but has less...
Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 04/20/2000
Eleven-year-old Quincy doesn't know what to make of Monica, a girl who can outplay any of the guys on the neighborhood basketball court. Soon he is infatuated with her and, much to his surprise, she is eager to become closer to him. Best friends all throughout the following school years, the pressure for each to be recruited by college basketball coaches brings them closer together and their love...
Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 171 minutes Release date: 10/13/1994
A chronicle of the lives and high-school careers of two inner-city youths who both harbor legitimate hopes of playing professional basketball. The filmmakers followed William Gates and Arthur Agee for nearly five years, from the summer after they leave elementary school, through high school up to their entry into college in the fall of 1991.
Air Up There

The Air Up There (1994)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 01/06/1994
An assistant coach and onetime college star, whose headstrong personal style has threatened his rise to head coach, spots a teenage basketball sensation on a videotape sent back from one of the college's religious missions in Africa. Hoping to advance his own career in the process, he quickly sets out to recruit the 6-foot-10 player for his lackluster team.
Grown Ups

Grown Ups (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/24/2010
Five friends and former teammates reunite after many years to honor the passing of their childhood basketball coach. With their wives and kids in tow, they spend the Fourth of July holiday weekend together at the lake house where they celebrated their championship years earlier. Picking up where they left off, they discover why growing older doesn't mean growing up.
Harvard Man

Harvard Man (2002)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 06/27/2002
A comedy which follows Alan, a Harvard student indulging in all of life's more interesting vices--illicit sex, drugs and high-stakes gambling, with a little Heidegger thrown in for good measure. Tempted by cheerleader-seductress-mob daughter Cindy Bandolini, Alan gets in too deep and finds himself in danger of losing a lot more than his scholarship when the tables are turned. The affair that Alan...
Just Wright

Just Wright (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 05/13/2010
Leslie Wright is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with NBA All-Star Scott McKnight. All is going well until Leslie finds herself falling for Scott, forcing her to choose between the gig of a lifetime and the tug-of-war inside her heart. Oblivious to her romantic overtures, McKnight is instead drawn to the affections of Leslie's gorgeous childhood friend...
Coach Carter

Coach Carter (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 01/13/2005
Inspired by the true story of controversial Richmond, California basketball coach Ken Carter, who received both high praise and staunch criticism when he made national news for benching his entire team undefeated team for poor academic performance. Tension mounted as the Richmond High Oilers faced the upcoming basketball championship. The town was wild with excitement over their undefeated team...
Dreamland

Dreamland (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/30/2006
A young woman living in a trailer park in the desert struggles with the question of caring for her hapless father and ill friend or fulfilling her own destiny.
Winning Season

The Winning Season (2010)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 09/02/2010
A has-been divorcee basketball coach is asked to run the local high school girls basketball team. Down on his luck and unable to do right with his teenage daughter, this is an unexpected chance at redemption. Soon, the job and his friendship with one of the girls influence him to want to overcome his issues and become a better man.
Like Mike

Like Mike (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 07/02/2002
Fourteen-year-old, hoops-loving Calvin Cambridge has a dream: to be a famous basketball player--to mix it up among the NBA's greatest. But in a game dominated by giants with unparalleled athletic abilities, Calvin's age, diminutive stature and limited skills, make this dream a far-off fantasy... Or is it? After he laces up a mysterious pair of old sneakers, inscribed with faded initials "M J,"...
He Got Game

He Got Game (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 04/30/1998
A man convicted of murdering his wife is offered a chance to have his sentence lessened if he can persuade his heavily-recruited basketball star son to sign with a local college.
Eddie

Eddie (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 05/30/1996
Manhattan limousine driver Edwina "Eddie" Franklin lives and breathes basketball. Her world revolves around Madison Square Garden, home of her beloved, albeit in last place, New York Knicks. She knows all there is to know about the team. She knows the players. She knows the coaches. She knows every statistic in the book. But what she never could have imagined is that hitting a free throw during a...
Blue Chips

Blue Chips (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 02/17/1994
Desperate basketball coach Pete Bell is under pressure to win now. But the only way he can recruit star players is to get boosters to pay them.

New Jersey Turnpikes (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
A comic pseudo-documentary about a fictional ABA basketball team called The New Jersey Turnpikes, which struggles to survive the ABA's 1976 merger with the NBA.

Training Rules (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 57 minutes Release date: 11/29/2008
For more than 25 years, Penn State University women's basketball coach Rene Portland made her training rules eminently clear: no drugs, no drinking and no lesbians. While the school administration turned a blind eye to Portland's homophobic coaching philosophy, talented young players were harassed, threatened and even thrown off the team and stripped of their college scholarships. The women on...
Home of the Giants

Home of the Giants (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/29/2007
A teenager who idolizes one of the town's basketball stars is befriended by the player, who ends up being anything but the hero the teenager thought he was.
Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2009
A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the disaster and leads them on the path to the state championships.
Glory Road

Glory Road (2006)

Rated: PG Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 01/12/2006
For Don Haskins, the dream was always about winning: winning with guts, heart and grit; winning with self-respect; and winning even when the odds were completely stacked against you. What Haskins didn't know in 1966--when he was just a small-town family man trying to make an indelible mark in his first job as a collegiate basketball coach--is that his underdog team's incredible victory would...
White Men Can't Jump

White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/26/1992
A hustler and a street ball player join forces to run a basketball con game.
Juwanna Mann

Juwanna Mann (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/20/2002
Jamal Jeffries is one basketball star who stirs up heat both on and off the court. This player's got game, girls and attitude to spare. But when one confrontation too many gets him booted out of the league, Jamal is gonna need a lot more than a good agent to get him back on the courts. He'll need brains, creative ball-handling and the right shade of lipstick. Jamal's only chance to get his game...
Sixth Man

The Sixth Man (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 03/27/1997
Just as college basketball star Antoine Tyler is about to realize his dream of making it to the NCAA Championships, he dies, leaving his brother Kenny to lead the perenially last place Washington Huskies to victory. Heartbroken, Kenny loses his drive to win until Antoine's ghost appears, determined to take his team from worst to first. Although nobody except Kenny can see or hear Antoine's...
Big Momma's House

Big Momma's House (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 06/01/2000
When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.