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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

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Cast

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Cylk Cozart ...
Robert
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Junior
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George
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Walter
Marques Johnson ...
Raymond
David Roberson ...
T.J.
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Zeke
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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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Willie Lewis
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The Venice Beach Boys
Sonny Craver ...
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Storyline

Billy and Sydney think they're the best basketball hustlers in town, so when they join forces, nothing can stop them, except each other. To add to their problems, Billy owes money and is being chased by a pair of gangster types. Written by Rob Hartill

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It ain't easy being this good. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los blancos no la saben meter  »

Box Office

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$76,253,806 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

David Duchovny was considered for the role of Billy Hoyle. See more »

Goofs

During the final game of the tournament where Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes play "Willie" and "Flight," Harrelson takes a jumper from the top of the key and the rebound appears to come back to him, but in the next shot, the ball resides with "Flight." See more »

Quotes

Billy Hoyle: You calling me ugly?
Sidney Deane: Your mother did.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Undercover Boss: Oriental Trading Company (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

SYMPIN
Written by Dallas Austin, Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman
Performed by Boyz II Men (as Boyz II Men)
Courtesy of Motown Records
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User Reviews

 
Funny, Wacky and Friendly
14 October 1999 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

Wesley and Woody are great together. Perez is a plus. You don't have to be a fan of the game to love this movie. It's fast paced, funny and if you are a fan of hoops then you are in Basketball movie heaven. Hustle out to the video store and rent yourself a copy. The film also has more Mama jokes than you can shake a stick at.


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