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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

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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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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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Box Office

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$76,253,806

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,753,806
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Did You Know?

Trivia

NBA player Gary Payton made an uncredited appearance as an unidentified street baller. See more »

Goofs

During the "drink of water" fight scene the blanket changes from yellow to orange to yellow and back to orange. See more »

Quotes

Rhonda Deane: [to Gloria, while in the Deane's apartment] All I care about is getting out of the Vista View apartments, because there ain't no "vista", there ain't no "view", and there certainly ain't no vista of no view.
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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 »

Connections

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Soundtracks

JEOPARDY! THEME
Written by Merv Griffin
Courtesy of Merv Griffin Enterprises
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Excellent
28 June 1999 | by 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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