Hoop Dreams (1994) Poster



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Followed by 

Hoop Dreams Reunion (1995) (TV Special)
Hoop Reality (2007)

Referenced in 

Unhappily Ever After: Hoop Dreams (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Red Green Show: The Science Fair (1996) (TV Episode)
When Hap Shaughnessy insists that he invented basketball, Harold says, "Oh, yeah! Hoop Dreams!"
Suddenly Susan: Hoop Dreams (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Pinky and the Brain: Hoop Schemes (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference
He Got Game (1998)
college recruiting scenes
Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel praises the movie (in an archive clip).
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the items on the list
30 Rock: Jack-Tor (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Liz
The Office: St. Patrick's Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Michael refers to Darryl moving into Jim's old office as "a real 'Hoop Dream' story."
30 for 30: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening credits by Director Steve James
The Simpsons: Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life (2010) (TV Episode)
Itchy & Scratchy segment is entitled "Hoop Screams"
Hollywood's Top Ten: Shootin' Hoops (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda wonders how "Hoop Dreams" did not make the Top Ten list
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that Steve James directed the film
Community: Advanced Documentary Filmmaking (2013) (TV Episode)
Dean Pelton says, "This needs to be the 'Hoop Dreams' of things people care about."
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.25 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Documentaries" category
Sleepy Hollow: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.25 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Net Flicks" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: J.K. Simmons/Caitriona Balfe/The Wild Feathers/Will Calhoun (2016) (TV Episode)
Altered poster in the segment A Closer Look


Do the Right Thing (1989)
Arthur listens to a racist rant delivered by John ToTurro in "Do the Right Thing"

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Best of the '90s (2000) (TV Episode)
#1 on Ebert's list.
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.

Spoofed in 

Coop Dreams (2005) (Short)
The Simpsons: Lisa Simpson, This Isn't Your Life (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Hoop Screams" Itchy and Scratchy cartoon

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