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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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Dwight 'The Flight' McGhee
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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

Wesley Snipes is a big basketball fan but also a massive Manchester United fan, having been to Old Trafford as a guest of David Beckham on many occasions. See more »

Goofs

After Sidney misses the final shot in the best out of 5, the aerial view shows Billy walking away. In the next shot, he is still next to Sidney. See more »

Quotes

Sidney Deane: [while on the Venice Beach basketball courts] Fuck you, your mother's astronaut
Billy Hoyle: My mother was too drunk to be astronaut
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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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Written by ROM, George Clinton III and Philippé Wynne
Performed by College Boyz
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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The Funniest Sports Comedy Ever
6 February 2000 | by (california) – See all my reviews

"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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