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1. One Tree Hill (2003–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.7
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Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina.

Stars: Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton, Bethany Joy Lenz

Votes: 62,289

2. Grown Ups (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

6.0
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30 Metascore

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Chris Rock

Votes: 194,741 | Gross: $162.00M

3. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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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.

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

Votes: 75,499 | Gross: $2.69M

4. Jeepers Creepers II (2003)

R | 104 min | Horror

5.6
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36 Metascore

Set a few days after the original, a championship basketball team's bus is attacked by The Creeper, the winged, flesh-eating terror, on the last day of his 23-day feeding frenzy.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Jonathan Breck, Ray Wise, Nicki Aycox, Garikayi Mutambirwa

Votes: 49,297 | Gross: $35.67M

5. High School Musical (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.3
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Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

Votes: 65,277

6. John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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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.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Arielle Kebbel, Sophia Bush, Brittany Snow

Votes: 71,449 | Gross: $41.01M

7. Coach Carter (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.3
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57 Metascore

Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard, Rob Brown

Votes: 100,843 | Gross: $67.26M

8. The Basketball Diaries (1995)

R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

Director: Scott Kalvert | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio

Votes: 86,816 | Gross: $2.42M

9. Pleasantville (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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71 Metascore

Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 108,597 | Gross: $40.57M

10. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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57 Metascore

As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

Votes: 47,644 | Gross: $90.56M

11. The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror

5.7
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A high school student's slumber party turns terrifying as an escaped mental patient with a drill decides to crash the party.

Director: Amy Holden Jones | Stars: Michelle Michaels, Robin Stille, Michael Villella, Debra De Liso

Votes: 7,011

12. Radio (2003)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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38 Metascore

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man who he took under his wing.

Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 33,916 | Gross: $52.28M

13. Wolves (I) (2016)

R | 109 min | Drama

5.5
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46 Metascore

An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good ... See full summary »

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Taylor John Smith, Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Zazie Beetz

Votes: 442

14. 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.

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

Votes: 36,654 | Gross: $28.61M

15. The Quiet (2005)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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29 Metascore

Dot (Belle), a young deaf and mute woman, is sent to live with her godparents (Falco and Donovan) and their daughter (Cuthbert). The new addition to the household realizes that everything is not copacetic in the home, and the family's dark come to light.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Camilla Belle, Elisha Cuthbert, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

Votes: 13,967 | Gross: $0.38M

16. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, 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.

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

Votes: 38,524 | Gross: $21.55M

17. South of Nowhere (2005–2008)

Drama, Romance

8.1
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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.

Stars: Gabrielle Christian, Mandy Musgrave, Matt Cohen, Maeve Quinlan

Votes: 4,476

18. Susie Q (1996 TV Movie)

TV-G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Susie Q and her boyfriend were on their way to a dance one night when they got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands, recovering from his father's... See full summary »

Director: John Blizek | Stars: Amy Jo Johnson, Ernie Prentice, Bentley Mitchum, Tasha Simms

Votes: 2,358

19. Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.1
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37 Metascore

Highschool loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987' Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.

Director: Troy Byer | Stars: Nick Cannon, Christina Milian, Jordan Burg, Jackie Benoit

Votes: 6,044 | Gross: $21.90M

20. Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

8.3
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98 Metascore

A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

Director: Steve James | Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates

Votes: 20,690 | Gross: $7.83M

21. Hang Time (1995–2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Seven teenagers (three girls and four boys) try to make it through life as members of the Deering High School basketball team.

Stars: Daniella Deutscher, Megan Parlen, Adam Frost, Amber Barretto

Votes: 570

22. Clone High (2002–2003)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.3
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The greatest minds of the world have been cloned, and are now attending high school together.

Stars: Will Forte, Phil Lord, Michael McDonald, Christa Miller

Votes: 4,924

23. Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989 Video)

Unrated | 108 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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The relative coexistence of the human world, demon world and beast world is soon to be disrupted by The Overfiend, an immensely powerful demon who'll be reborn after 3000 years to remake the world to his own liking.

Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: Sonny Weil, Bick Balse, Herb Hummel, Christopher Courage

Votes: 2,541

24. Hurricane Season (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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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 »

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Isaiah Washington, Shad Moss, Taraji P. Henson

Votes: 2,244

25. More Than a Game (2008)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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59 Metascore

This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

Director: Kristopher Belman | Stars: LeBron James, Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis, Sian Cotton

Votes: 4,537 | Gross: $0.94M

26. Sunset Park (1996)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

5.9
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A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.

Director: Steve Gomer | Stars: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard

Votes: 1,328 | Gross: $10.00M

27. American Teen (2008)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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66 Metascore

A documentary on seniors at a high school in a small Indiana town and their various cliques.

Director: Nanette Burstein | Stars: Hannah Bailey, Jake Tusing, Megan Krizmanich, Colin Clemens

Votes: 3,914 | Gross: $0.94M

28. Big and Hairy (1998 TV Movie)

94 min | Family, Fantasy, Sport

3.1
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A boy moves into a new town and has difficulty making friends, so he joins the basketball team. Initially experiencing little success, his popularity increases when he convinces a Sasquatch to join the team.

Director: Philip Spink | Stars: Robert Burke, Trevor Jones, Greg Thirloway, Richard Thomas

Votes: 217

29. Blue Denim (1959)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Arthur Bartley and Janet Willard are fairly typical 1950s teenagers. Their lives are turned upside down however when Janet becomes pregnant. Desperate to tell his parents of the predicament... See full summary »

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 391

30. Prom Night in Mississippi (2009)

90 min | Documentary

7.3
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A high school in a small-town in Mississippi prepares for its first integrated senior prom.

Director: Paul Saltzman | Stars: Highschool Seniors of Charleston, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 571

31. The Phantoms (2012 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

7.0
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Inspired by real events, The Phantoms is a 2-hour made for television movie that follows a newly formed high school basketball team and its difficult road to success after a devastating ... See full summary »

Director: Sudz Sutherland | Stars: Tyler Johnston, Holly Deveaux, Kyle Mac, Wendel Meldrum

Votes: 51

32. The Man Who Lost Himself (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.1
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The life story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian Football League star who fell into a coma after a near-fatal car crash. When he wakes up, he has no recollection of his family or anything else in his life.

Director: Helen Shaver | Stars: David James Elliott, Wendy Crewson, Katie Boland, Clare Stone

Votes: 324

33. Before He Wakes (1998 TV Movie)

97 min | Thriller, Drama

5.8
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A high-school basketball coach uncovers a shocking secret about his new wife that she is willing to kill to protect.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Diana Scarwid, Timothy Carhart, Ron Canada

Votes: 194

34. OT: Our Town (2002)

76 min | Documentary

7.3
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75 Metascore

Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Catherine Borek, Karen Greene, Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown, Archy Posada

Votes: 260

35. Crossing the Line (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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When former college basketball star Laura Mosbach moves to a small town to assist legendary coach Tommy Holliday with his high school championship girls' basketball team, all is not what it seems.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Terry Farrell, Adrian Pasdar, Sumela Kay, Sherry Miller

Votes: 136

36. Holly's Heroes (2005– )

Family

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Holly McKenzie is a 14-year-old New Zealander who moves to the Australian seaside town of Woolich with her family.She is determined to fulfil her dream of playing basketball by forming her own team, the "Outlaws".

Stars: Dominique Crawford, Kane McNay, Greta Larkins, Michael Harrison

Votes: 67

37. What Matters Most (2001)

105 min | Drama

6.4
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Despite different backgrounds and disapproving parents, a working-class teen falls in love with the wealthy son of a prominent family in a small West Texas town.

Director: Jane Cusumano | Stars: Chad Allen, Polly Cole, Gretchen German, Marshall R. Teague

Votes: 181

38. Off the Rez (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Family, Sport

9.2
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The story of a Native American family in Oregon that leaves the reservation in pursuit of the American dream on behalf of one of their 8 children, a 16 year-old girl who is one of the best ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Hock | Stars: Ceci Moses, Delores Moses, Lillian Moses, Rick Schimmel

Votes: 71

39. Annie O (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.1
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When a 15-year-old female basketball prodigy makes the boys' varsity team, she inspires a media circus, sibling rivalry and a trip to the state championships in this family sports drama. ... See full summary »

Director: J. Michael McClary | Stars: Rob Stewart, Coco Yares, Chad Willett, Suzanne Ristic

Votes: 118

40. Graduating Peter (2001)

75 min | Documentary

7.6
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This is a sequel of Educating Peter. The documentary follows Peter Gwazdauskas, a boy with Down syndrome. It follows him in his adventures in middle school, high school, and his high school graduation.

Director: Gerardine Wurzburg | Stars: Judy Gwazdauskas, Peter Gwazdauskas

Votes: 58

41. Fathers of the Sport (2008)

TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary, Sport

6.5
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Tells the story of an American social culture embedded with racism, war, oppression, and poverty where these asphalt warriors escaped and rose above it all with a mutual love and respect.

Director: Xavier Mitchell | Stars: Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Jackie Jackson, Pee Wee Kirkland

Votes: 39 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Confessions of Love (1985)

Drama, Romance

7.8
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The trials and tribulations of two high school students deeply in love with each other, but facing the challenge of their completely different social backgrounds, during the twilight of the communist Romania.

Director: Nicolae Corjos | Stars: Adrian Paduraru, Carmen Enea, Teodora Mares, Ion Caramitru

Votes: 421

43. The American Game (1979)

R | 89 min | Documentary

7.4
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This is the original 'Hoop Dreams" and in many ways I think it is better. The stories are compelling and it adds to it that they are from such different worlds: one a white kid from rural ...

Directors: Jay Freund, David Wolf | Stars: Nathaniel Bellamy Jr., Gil Ferschtman, Stretch Graham, Jules Irving

Votes: 5

44. 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School (2013– )

231 min | Documentary

7.6
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Follow students, teachers, and administrators for one school year at a Washington, D.C. high school.

Star: Tanishia Williams Minor

Votes: 14

45. Class C: The Only Game in Town (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Sport

8.3
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As their tiny hometowns fight to stay on the map, girls from across rural Montana compete for the state basketball title and a chance to bring home something worth celebrating. Montana ... See full summary »

Directors: Shasta Grenier, Justin Lubke | Stars: Reed Point Pirates, Twin Bridges Falcons, Scobey Spartans, Rocky Boy Stars

Votes: 7

46. The Crazy Professor (1985)

Comedy, Sport

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Add a Plot

Director: Ben Feleo | Stars: Dolphy, Alma Moreno, Aga Muhlach, Janice de Belen

47. Takoma Park (2008)

11 min | Short

7.7
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In Takoma Park it's hard to fit in, but sophomore Joel "Jolie" Jolson thinks if he can just make the summer league basketball team his whole life will change forever. His girlfriend ... See full summary »

Director: David Andalman | Stars: Keziah Niambi John-Paul, Vikrum Mathur, Brandon Thane Wilson

Votes: 12

48. The Jane Pauley Show (2004–2005)
Episode: Episode dated 8 October 2004 (2004)

60 min | Talk-Show

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Inspiring stories from high school sports: First, Billy Bob Thornton and author H.G. Bissinger discuss the new film Friday Night Lights (2004), along with four members of the 1988 Permian ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Pauley, Buzz Bissinger, Bobby Plump, Billy Bob Thornton

49. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
Episode: Fallen Idols (2007)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A star high school basketball player disappears, and the investigation reveals that he gave an STD to a couple of his classmates.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads

Votes: 566

50. Unnatural History (2010– )
Episode: Fountain of Truth (2010)

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Henry's Godfather leaves Henry a trunk containing artifacts which leads him to uncover a secret discovery made by Ponce de Leon.

Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Jordan Gavaris, Italia Ricci, Martin Donovan

Votes: 25