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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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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Los blancos no la saben meter  »

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$76,253,806 (USA)
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Charlie Sheen was the first choice for the role of Billy Hoyle. See more »

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As Billy is about to leave the apartment after the "drink of water" fight, Gloria's shirt is pulled to the side and her right breast is fully exposed. In the next shot of her she hasn't moved but the shirt is in a totally different position. See more »

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Billy Hoyle: You are so stupid. It would take your mother 1, no. 2 hours to watch 60 MINUTES.
Sidney Deane: Don't start that shit again.
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WATCH ME DO MY THANG
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Watched it a hundred times
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Every chance I get I will watch this movie when it is broadcast. I just love it, if not for the sport, but the characters and the scenery. I feel like I am at a California Beach with them. I love the way Wesley and Woody interact with each other and could not imagine any other actor taking either of their places. I wish they would have made a WMCJ II. Their skill in playing is quite remarkable and very entertaining. Their lines that they hit off each other with immediate comebacks are very witty. The admiration that they had for each other was kept very well hidden until the director decided to let you get a glimpse of their feelings. A great movie with great actors.


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