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
After Sidney invites Billy to play against Eddie 'The King' Faroo and Duck Johnson. Billy tells Gloria that he can guarantee victory and puts his arm around Sidney's shoulder. In the next shot, Sydney's hand is on Billy's shoulder even though he hasn't had time to move. See more »
Billy, I have four words for you: "Listen to the Woman".
What the hell does that mean, "Listen to the woman"? I TRIED to listen to the woman and you're the one who talked me out of it.
Wait a minute. I didn't talk you out of anything. I presented you with an option and you took it.
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In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »
"White Men Can't Jump" is an hysterically funny movie that is one of the funniest I've seen. Director Ron Shelton has made other sports comedies before but this is his best one. Wesely Snipes and Woody Harrelson play off each other perfectly and make a memorable team. This film is highly profane but it has very inventive and witty dialoge. A very funny film.
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