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1. 17 Again (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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48 Metascore

About a guy whose life didn't quite turn out how he wanted it to and wishes he could go back to high school and change it. He wakes up one day and is seventeen again and gets the chance to rewrite his life.

Writer: Jason Filardi | Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon

2. John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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41 Metascore

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Writer: Jeff Lowell | Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Bush

3. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff | Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

4. Scary Movie 4 (2006)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

5.1
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40 Metascore

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

Writers: Craig Mazin, Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Director: David Zucker | Stars: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman

5. Space Jam (1996)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom.

Writers: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod | Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington

6. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Writers: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

7. Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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42 Metascore

A high school girl must find a substitute date to escort her to the prom.

Writers: Todd Strasser, Rob Thomas | Director: John Schultz | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins, Mark Metcalf

8. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

9. O (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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53 Metascore

An update of Shakespeare's 'Othello' with a young cast, set in a high school and centered around basketball player Odin.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Brad Kaaya | Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen, Josh Hartnett

10. Unfabulous (2004–2007)

Comedy

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Creator: Sue Rose | Stars: Emma Roberts, Malese Jow, Raja Fenske, Emma Degerstedt

11. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.1
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In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs, Rocks, a street wise cross breed, and Daphne, a spoilled pedegree poodle. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Ropelewski, Leslie Dixon, Amy Heckerling | Director: Tom Ropelewski | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, David Gallagher, Tabitha Lupien

12. Celebrity (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

The fortunes of a husband and wife differ drastically after they divorce.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Greg Mottola

13. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Writer: Angelo Pizzo | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

14. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, MacKinlay Kantor | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright

15. Just Wright (2010)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.7
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51 Metascore

A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.

Writer: Michael Elliot | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr.

16. The United States of Leland (2003)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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37 Metascore

Tells the story of a young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.

Writer: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey, Chris Klein

17. South of Nowhere (2005–2008)

Drama, Romance

8.2
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.

Creator: Tommy Lynch | Stars: Gabrielle Christian, Mandy Musgrave, Matt Cohen, Maeve Quinlan

18. Dumbbells (2014)

92 min | Comedy

3.6
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24 Metascore

A former basketball star suffering from a knee injury looks to rehab himself at a rundown Los Angeles gym.

Writers: Brian Drolet, Hoyt Richards | Director: Christopher Livingston | Stars: Brian Drolet, Hoyt Richards, Taylor Cole, Mircea Monroe

19. Candy Stripers (2006)

R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.9
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In a lonely road in Wucaipa, something attacks the driver of a car and her blind friend Tammy. They have a car accident; Tammy survives and is sent to the Wucaipa General Hospital. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jill Garson, Kate Robbins | Director: Kate Robbins | Stars: Scott Aaronson, Brian Lloyd, Sarah McGuire, Brianna Berman

20. Black and White (I) (1999)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Music

5.0
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47 Metascore

A group of white high school teens become involved with Harlem's black hip-hop crowd.

Writer: James Toback | Director: James Toback | Stars: Ben Stiller, Allan Houston, Claudia Schiffer, Scott Caan

21. Eddie (1996)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

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Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, Jon Connolly, David Loucka, Eric Champnella, Keith Mitchell | Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins

22. Cooley High (1975)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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In the mid-1960's, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Monte | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis

23. Hang Time (1995–2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Show about 7 kids (3 girls and 4 boys) and their adventures on the Deering High School basketball team.

Creators: Mark Fink, Troy Searer, Robert Tarlow | Stars: Daniella Deutscher, Megan Parlen, Amber Barretto, Adam Frost

24. Hurricane Season (2009)

PG-13 | Drama, Sport

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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 ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Eisele | Director: Tim Story | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Bonnie Hunt

25. Celtic Pride (1996)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

5.1
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Two over-loyal Celtic fans kidnap their opponent's star player in order to guarantee their team the championship.

Writers: Judd Apatow, Colin Quinn | Director: Tom DeCerchio | Stars: Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd, Gail O'Grady

26. Green Flash (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.4
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At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Nihipali | Director: Paul Nihipali | Stars: David Charvet, Torrey DeVitto, Kristin Cavallari, Brody Hutzler

27. Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A 12-year-old is traumatised by the murder of his friend, a star basketball player.

Writers: Ronald Fair, Leonard Lamensdorf | Director: Joseph Manduke | Stars: Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair

28. Inside Moves (1980)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.5
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After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds ... See full summary »

Writers: Todd Walton, Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Savage, David Morse, Diana Scarwid, Amy Wright

29. Beautiful People (1999)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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79 Metascore

In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. ... See full summary »

Writer: Jasmin Dizdar | Director: Jasmin Dizdar | Stars: Thomas Goodridge, Faruk Pruti, Tony Peters, Dado Jehan

30. Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)

46 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

7.4
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57 Metascore

Michael Jordan Is Praised as the Greatest Basketball Player of All Time in This Documentary!

Writer: Jonathan Hock | Directors: Don Kempf, James D. Stern | Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Doug Collins, Bob Greene

31. Linsanity (2013)

PG | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.4
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52 Metascore

The life story of basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin.

Writer: Aaron Strongoni | Director: Evan Leong | Stars: Jeremy Lin, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming Yao, Landry Fields

32. Eternal Summer (2006)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen's sensitive tale of friendship and yearning. As a child living in a seaside town in southern ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Cheng-Ping Hsu, Chi-yao Wang | Director: Leste Chen | Stars: Bryant Chang, Hsiao-chuan Chang, Kate Yeung

33. Wo ist Fred? (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.5
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In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Daurio, Cinco Paul, Bora Dagtekin, Ilja Haller, Sathyan Ramesh, Jane Ainscough | Director: Anno Saul | Stars: Til Schweiger, Alexandra Maria Lara, Christoph Maria Herbst, Anja Kling

34. Playground (1990 Video)

Unrated | 42 min | Documentary, Short

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This made-for-video production mixes highlights of Michael Jordan from the '80s with a fantasy storyline of a high school teen named Walt, who has been cut from his basketball team. ... See full summary »

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Michael Jordan, Tyrin Turner, Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin

35. Triple Standard (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A homophobic ex basketball star is forced to face the reality that he himself is gay.

Writer: William Branden Blinn | Director: William Branden Blinn | Stars: Lee Amir-Cohen, William Jennings, Ronnie Prouty, Steve Alderfer

36. Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999 TV Movie)

PG | Biography, Drama, Sport

4.3
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Writers: Jim Naughton, Michael J. Murray | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Debbie Allen, Ernie Hudson, Robin Givens, Lou Rawls

37. The Minis (2007)

Comedy, Sport

3.1
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Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.

Creator: Valerio Zanoli | Director: Valerio Zanoli | Stars: Dennis Rodman, Gabriel Pimentel, Joe Gnoffo, Dana Woods

38. Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji (1989 Video)

Unrated | 108 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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When Overfiend is found and born in a human, he will remake the world to something more of his liking! Ripping the boundaries of the three universes (worlds) apart, it's clear that little ... See full summary »

Writers: Shô Aikawa, Michael Lawrence, Toshio Maeda | Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: Christopher Courage, Rebel Joy, Bill Timoney, Lucy Morales

39. Getting Lucky (1990)

85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.5
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School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler. Both become real possibilities when he finds an alcoholic Leprechaun in a beer ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Paul Girard | Director: Michael Paul Girard | Stars: Steven Cooke, Lezlie Z. McCraw, Rick McDowell, Garry Kluger

40. Kobe Doin' Work (2009 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, Sport

6.2
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A documentary following Kobe Bryant during one day during a game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lamar Odom, Kobe Bryant, Tony Parker

41. Gamitan (2002)

115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Cathy, a young and innocent freshman, had a crush on senior hunk, Nick, the campus' basketball star. One day, he came to her and asked her to have dinner and drive her home. One thing led ... See full summary »

Writer: Quark Henares | Director: Quark Henares | Stars: Maui Taylor, Wendell Ramos, Jordan Herrera, Patricia Javier

42. ProStars (1991– )

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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Three of the most famous sports stars of the day team up to respond to emergencies around the world.

Stars: Charles Adler, Marv Albert, Jack Angel, Diana Barrows

43. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Writers: Marius A. Markevicius, Jon Weinbach | Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

44. Michael Jordan: His Airness (1999 Video)

Documentary, Biography, Sport

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Stars: Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Clyde Drexler

45. Playoff (2011)

107 min | Drama, Sport

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Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Akerman, Gidon Maron, Eran Riklis | Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Danny Huston, Amira Casar, Mark Waschke, Max Riemelt

46. Through the Fire (2005)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.3
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65 Metascore

"Through the Fire" chronicles the journey of Coney Island basketball star, Sebastian Telfair, from famed Lincoln High School straight to the NBA.

Directors: Alistair Christopher, Jonathan Hock | Stars: Sebastian Telfair, Rick Pitino, Asher Beard, Nyan Boateng

47. Fireball (2009)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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Tai, a young man arrested on a crime charge, is discharged thanks to his twin brother Tan's dogged help. After being set free, he finds Tan in a coma with severe injuries. Tan's girlfriend,... See full summary »

Writers: Thanakorn Pongsuwan, Kiat Sansanandana, Taweewat Wantha, Adirek Wattaleela | Director: Thanakorn Pongsuwan | Stars: Preeti Barameeanat, Khanutra Chuchuaysuwan, Kumpanat Oungsoongnern, Phutharit Prombandal

48. Rivers Wash Over Me (2009)

87 min | Drama

6.2
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After his mother dies, Sequan, a sensitive teenager from Brooklyn, moves in with relatives living in a small town plagued with secrets hidden deep within its lush, rural Alabama terrain. ... See full summary »

Writers: Darien Sills-Evans, John G. Young | Director: John G. Young | Stars: Julia Carothers Hughes, Elizabeth Dennis, Terrance Epps, Tina Jetter

49. Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

4.4
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Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete ... See full summary »

Writers: John Miglis, Gar Anthony Haywood | Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Dwayne Adway, John Terry, Dee Wallace, Heidi Mark

50. Nash (2013)

78 min | Documentary

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This coming of age documentary chronicles the life of NBA All Star Steve Nash as he tries to navigate his way through the somewhat toils of professional sports while trying to leave a lasting legacy on and off the court.

Writer: Michael Hamilton | Directors: Michael Hamilton, Corey Ogilvie | Stars: David Beckham, Kobe Bryant, Snoop Dogg, Doug Ellin