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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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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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It ain't easy being this good. 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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Ron Shelton successfully sued 20th Century Fox for $10 million in profits. He has never worked for the film studio again. See more »

Goofs

As the Double Jeopardy round begins, the far left category is blank as it appears to have already been used. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Deane: Billy, listen to me. White men can't jump.
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In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »

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Referenced in NYPD Blue: Black Men Can Jump (1994) See more »

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NEVER LET 'EM SEE YOU SWEAT
Written by Phillip Laney Stewart (as Phillip Stewart II), Tony Haynes and Kuk Harrell (as Thaddis Harrell,
Jr.)
Performed by Go West
Courtesy of EMI Records USA
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Excellent
28 June 1999 | by (Zagreb, Croatia) – See all my reviews

This is a truly excellent movie! Lots of people have bashed it as a "basketball" movie, but the truth is, it ain't about basketball at all. It could have been hockey, dart playing or curling, it wouldn't matter. It's about human weaknesses and making new friends. Rosie Perez gave probably her best performance ever, and the interplay between Harrelson and Snipes is great. Don't miss it.


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