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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  27 March 1992 (USA)
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Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

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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.

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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White Men Can't Jump  »

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$76,253,806 (USA)
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In the film Woody Harrelson's character makes a reference to suspected John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. In real life Harrelson's own father had also been targeted as a possible accomplice in the killing. See more »

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When Gloria is on Jeopardy! (1984), the man to the left of her has $100, but after she answers the daily double he has $2800. he did not have a chance to ring in since she answered all the questions up until the daily double. See more »

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Billy Hoyle: You calling me ugly?
Sidney Deane: Your mother did.
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Referenced in White Men Can't Hump (1992) See more »

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Written by Dallas Austin, Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman
Performed by Boys II Men (as Boyz II Men)
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Greed and Basketball. How Can You Not Like This Film?
15 March 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson team up on the playgrounds of L.A. to hustle all comers. The direction is sharp and the cinematography is surprisingly impressive as the mean streets of Los Angeles are caught with striking camera shots. The under-rated screenplay is intelligent, focused, and clever. All in all "White Men Can't Jump" is far from being a classic, but it is still a fine film that is better than many think. 4 stars out of 5.


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