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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

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Robert
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Junior
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Zeke
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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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Willie Lewis
Bill Henderson ...
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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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Get Ready for Hustley 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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Trivia

Surprisingly, one of Stanley Kubrick's favourite movies. 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

Billy Hoyle: What, you still throwing up bricks? What is this, a Masons convention? Wha... clank, clank! I need, like, a welding torch to play in this league! I got an idea... let's just stop right now and gather up all these bricks and let's build a shelter for the homeless so maybe your mother will have a place to live!
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Crazy Credits

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 Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 May 2015 (2015) See more »

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JEOPARDY! THEME
Written by Merv Griffin
Courtesy of Merv Griffin Enterprises
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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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