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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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Robert
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George
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Marques Johnson ...
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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 ...
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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)  »

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Los blancos no la saben meter  »

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$76,253,806 (USA)
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In the film Woody Harrelson's character makes a reference to suspected John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. In real life Harrelson's own father had also been targeted as a possible accomplice in the killing. See more »

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After Billy gives Gloria the dress, she lights the candles then stands up and goes to turn off the light switch. The light switch is already in the off position. But after touching it, the lights cut out anyways. See more »

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HE STOPPED LOVING HER TODAY
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Performed by George Jones
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Greed and Basketball. How Can You Not Like This Film?
15 March 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson team up on the playgrounds of L.A. to hustle all comers. The direction is sharp and the cinematography is surprisingly impressive as the mean streets of Los Angeles are caught with striking camera shots. The under-rated screenplay is intelligent, focused, and clever. All in all "White Men Can't Jump" is far from being a classic, but it is still a fine film that is better than many think. 4 stars out of 5.


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