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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

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Tyra Ferrell ...
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.
Kevin Benton ...
Zeke
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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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Willie Lewis
Bill Henderson ...
The Venice Beach Boys
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The Venice Beach Boys
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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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Get Ready for Hustley See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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27 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los blancos no la saben meter  »

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$76,253,806 (USA)
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Trivia

Wesley Snipes is a big basketball fan but also a massive Man United fan, having been to Old Trafford as a guest of David Beckham on many occasions. See more »

Goofs

While Billy confronts Sidney about being hustled out of $1700, he stuffs his hat into his jacket pocket. In the very next shot, when Sidney is responding to his accusation, Billy is putting his hat into his pocket again. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Deane: [to Junior, after losing his borrowed money to Billy in a shooting challenge on the Venice Beach basketball courts] Oh man shut your anorexic malnutrition tapeworm-having overdose on Dick Gregory Bahamian diet-drinking ass up. Leave me alone!
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Written by ROM, George Clinton III and Philippé Wynne
Performed by College Boyz
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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The Hustler of Basketball Movies
14 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Ron Shelton does it again. He does a great job of capturing the culture of basketball hustlers and how they go from court to court hustling games and making money. He gets everything right even down to the trash talk on the court. Woody Harrelson is perfect as the n'er do well Billy and Wesley Snipes is perfect as the fast talking Sidney. This also to me is the breakout performance of Rosie Perez. Perez is perfect as Billy's kookie girlfriend Gloria. This film is definitely a classic.


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