Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead, apparently after some rough sex. A police detective, Web Smith is ... See full summary »
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
At the end of the scene where the Stucci brothers photograph Billy, one of the brothers gets into their van, the other walks in front of camera behind the van and as soon as he leaves the shot the van drives off leaving him no time to get in. See more »
[playing in tournament prelims-overdub]
Don't let him pull that move, don't let him pull that move! That's the move! Oh that's the move!
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In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »
Greed and Basketball. How Can You Not Like This Film?
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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