Shaw is an operative for the United Nations' covert dirty-tricks squad, using espionage and quasi-ethical tactics to secure peace and cooperation. When a shipping container full of dead ... 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
When Billy got home after the 2-on-2 tournament, right before he told Gloria he lost his half of the prize money, Gloria lights the candles on the table and walks over to the light switch and turns the lights off. When she walked over to the light switch it was in the down/off position and you can plainly see that she only touched the switch, she didn't flip it up or down so the lights couldn't have been turned off by her. See more »
Look man, you can listen to Jimi but you can't hear him. There's a difference man. Just because you're listening to him doesn't mean you're hearing him.
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In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »
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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