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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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Junior
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George
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T.J.
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Zeke
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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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Willie Lewis
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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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$76,253,806 (USA)
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Trivia

To introduce a new basketball shoe, Nike teamed up with the filmmakers to assemble the package of shoes inspired by characters Billy Hoyle and Sidney Dean. See more »

Goofs

In their first hustle when Sydney is arguing with Raymond, the cash is initially in his right hand. Then after a camera change, the cash is in his left hand. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Deane: [standing next to Billy's car, parked outside Sidney's apartment complex] You got a fine woman
Billy Hoyle: You keep your hands off her
Sidney Deane: What's the matter with you?I said she was fine, I didn't say I was going to touch her
Billy Hoyle: [pushes him] If you touch her I'll kick your ass you hear me?
Sidney Deane: Look at this, it's starting to come clear
Billy Hoyle: Good
Sidney Deane: you're a real cool customer on the court, real chill out there, can't be rattled in your game, you don't even fall for that "nigger" shit out there on the court, but when it comes to ...
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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

Referenced in Due South: White Men Can't Jump to Conclusions (1996) See more »

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

 
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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