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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tyra Ferrell ...
Cylk Cozart ...
Robert
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Junior
Ernest Harden Jr. ...
George
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Walter
Marques Johnson ...
Raymond
David Roberson ...
T.J.
Kevin Benton ...
Zeke
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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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Willie Lewis
Bill Henderson ...
The Venice Beach Boys
Sonny Craver ...
The Venice Beach Boys
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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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Charlie Sheen was the first choice for the role of Billy Hoyle. See more »

Goofs

The rear-view mirror has been removed from Sidney's car. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Deane: Loan me a twenty
Junior: Come on Sid, do I look like Bank of America?
Sidney Deane: You think I'm going to lose this money to this white boy?
Junior: You better not lose my money to this white boy he's a visitor we're the home team baby
Sidney Deane: This here is a black thing, so give me twenty dollars so I can run this shit
Junior: We're going to at Sizzlers?
Sidney Deane: Damn right
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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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References Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964) See more »

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THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE
Written by Buddy G. DeSylva (as B.G. DeSylva), Lew Brown and Ray Henderson
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Funny, Wacky and Friendly
14 October 1999 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

Wesley and Woody are great together. Perez is a plus. You don't have to be a fan of the game to love this movie. It's fast paced, funny and if you are a fan of hoops then you are in Basketball movie heaven. Hustle out to the video store and rent yourself a copy. The film also has more Mama jokes than you can shake a stick at.


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