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
In the movie, Billy drives a 1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass convertible. See more »
Billy and Gloria shouldn't be paranoid whenever someone knocks on their door of their motel room because even if it were the Stucci brothers coming to collect their debt, they wouldn't be politely knocking on their door, the Stucci brothers would surprise them by showing up unannounced. See more »
Hey hey man, what's the score? Yo! Chump! I'm talking to you! I'm talking to the fucking air.
[sitting with the crowd watching Sidney and his friends play basketball on the Venice Beach basketball courts]
My name ain't chump, it's Billy Hoyle.
Billy Hoyle. BILLY HOYLE. Billy Hoyle. Okay Billy... can you count to ten, Billy?
Good. What's the score... Billy?
I don't know.
Then you're a chump.
[before Sydney snatches Bill's basketball away from him]
I may be a chump, I just said that wasn't my...
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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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