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Like Mike -- A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.
Like Mike -- A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.

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3 July 2002 (USA) See more »
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Only real ballers watch this movie. See more »
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A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Shad Moss ... Calvin (as Lil Bow Wow)

Morris Chestnut ... Tracy Reynolds

Jonathan Lipnicki ... Murph

Brenda Song ... Reg Stevens

Jesse Plemons ... Ox

Julius Ritter ... Marlon (as Julius Charles Ritter)

Crispin Glover ... Stan Bittleman

Anne Meara ... Sister Theresa

Robert Forster ... Coach Wagner

Eugene Levy ... Frank Bernard
Roger W. Morrissey ... Marvin Joad (as Roger Morrissey)

Timon Kyle Durrett ... Henderson (as Timon Kyle)

Stephen Thompson ... Smith
Alex Krilov ... Krilov
David Brown ... Jones
Peter Moret ... Sloan

Josef Cannon ... Segretti (as Josef Canon)
Kingsley Nwokenbia ... Ngudu (as Kingsley Nwokeabia)
Justice Smith ... Coltrain (as Jesse Justice Smith Jr.)
Gregory L. Hall ... Schultz
Laurent Crawford ... Grant
Vince Carter ... Himself

Michael Finley ... Himself
Steve Francis ... Himself

Allen Iverson ... Himself (as Allen E. Iverson)
Jason Kidd ... Himself
Desmond Mason ... Himself
Tracy McGrady ... Himself
Alonzo Mourning ... Himself

Steve Nash ... Himself

Dirk Nowitzki ... Himself

Gary Payton ... Himself
Jason Richardson ... Himself

David Robinson ... Himself (as David M. Robinson)
Rasheed Wallace ... Himself
Gerald Wallace ... Himself
Chris Webber ... Himself

Pat Croce ... Himself

Rich Eisen ... Himself
Kenny Mayne ... Himself

Ahmad Rashad ... Himself

Hannah Storm ... Herself
Tom Tolbert ... Himself
Reggie Theus ... Knights Announcer
Geoff Witcher ... Knights Announcer

Reginald VelJohnson ... Mr. Boyd

Valarie Pettiford ... Mrs. Boyd
Roqui Theus ... Younger Boyd Daughter

Sandra Prosper ... Janet
Doug MacMillan ... Coach's Valet

Vanessa Williams ... Pharmacist

Basil Wallace ... Drill Sergeant Dad
Courtney Black ... Drill Sergeant Mom

Christine Mitges ... Musical Theatre Mom

Stephen Holland ... Musical Theatre Dad

Fred Armisen ... New Age Dad

Julie Brown ... New Age Mother
Corey Holcomb ... Trucker Dad
Nona D. Simpson ... Trucker's Wife
Sterfon Demings ... Rasta Dad
Keiann Collins ... Rasta Woman

Tucker Smallwood ... Mr. Reynolds
James McManus ... Mr. Williams
Sarah Whalen ... Daisy Daye
Rick Ducommun ... Dad Outside Arena
Arielle Peterson ... Kid with Dad #1
April Peterson ... Kid with Dad #2
Miles Koules ... Knights Ball Boy
Jonathan Wright ... Knights Mascot

Sybil Azur ... Cheerleader #1
Kimi Bateman ... Cheerleader #2

Diana Carreno ... Cheerleader #3

Faune A. Chambers ... Cheerleader #4

Karen Elmore ... Cheerleader #5

Staci B. Flood ... Cheerleader #6 (as Staci Flood)

Stacey Harper ... Cheerleader #7

Sandra McCoy ... Cheerleader #8
Udee McGeoy ... Cheerleader #9

Sarah Christine Smith ... Cheerleader #10 (as Sarah Smith)
Addie Yungmee ... Cheerleader #11
Hayley Zelniker ... Cheerleader #12

Janelle Pierzina ... Cheerleader #13
Lisa Pasinelli ... Lisa
Ryan Thomas ... Ryan
Robert Morris Jr. ... Robert

Jon Edwin Wright ... Assistant Coach #1

Dwayne Foster ... Assistant Coach #2
Tyrone Merriweather ... Assistant Coach #3
Sloan Fischer ... Young Orphan #1
Coltrane Isaac Marcus ... Young Orphan #2
Bobby Hall ... Trainer #1
Curtis McCoy ... Trainer #2
Joe Crawford ... Referee
James R. Platt ... Referee #1
Charlie Schultz ... Cab Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lance Barber ... Director in Commercial (uncredited)
Joe Bernier ... Knights Equipment Manager (uncredited)

Susan Chuang ... Hallmark Mom (uncredited)
William Collins ... NBA Player (uncredited)

Peter Cornell ... Himself (uncredited)
Freda Nelson Evans ... Knights Fan (uncredited)

Joel Ewing ... Raptor's Assistant Coach (uncredited)

André Gordon ... Rick the Camera Guy (uncredited)

John Marshall Jones ... NBA Player (uncredited)

Jimmy Kimmel ... Client in Commercial (uncredited)
Charles McClelland ... Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Bobby Pappas ... Moving Man at Tracy's (uncredited)
Sunni-Ali Powell ... TV Delivery Man #2 (uncredited)

Vincent Riviezzo ... Basketball Fan (uncredited)
Tyler Romary ... TV Delivery Man #1 (uncredited)
Tony Ross ... Referee (uncredited)
Daniel Stone ... Fan 'Coach Sucks' (uncredited)

Val Tasso ... Fan (uncredited)
John Thompson ... Himself (uncredited)
Craig Tsuyumine ... Hallmark Dad (uncredited)
James Tunnicliffe ... Photographer (uncredited)
Scott 'Scottie' Ward ... Rock Star VIP (uncredited)

Gary C. Warren ... Knights Fan (uncredited)
Wayne Witherspoon ... Tarmac Supervisor (uncredited)

Directed by
John Schultz 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Elliot (story)

Michael Elliot (screenplay) and
Jordan Moffet (screenplay)

Produced by
Teresa Caldwell .... co-producer
Jermaine Dupri .... co-producer
Garrett Grant .... co-producer
Peter Heller .... producer
Barry Josephson .... producer
Michael Mauldin .... co-producer
Adam Silver .... executive producer
Gregg Winik .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Gibbs (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Shawn Maurer (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter E. Berger (edited by) (as Peter Berger)
John Pace (edited by)
 
Casting by
Brennan Dufresne  (as Brennan du Fresne)
Risa Bramon Garcia 
 
Production Design by
Arlan Jay Vetter 
 
Art Direction by
John Zachary  (as John R. Zachary)
 
Set Decoration by
Suzette Sheets 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Jane Fort 
 
Makeup Department
Tammy Ashmore .... makeup artist
Lynn Barber .... makeup department head
Teresa Caldwell .... hair stylist
Sterfon Demings .... hair department head
Paul Anthony Morris .... hair stylist (as Paul Anthony-Morris)
Brian A. Tunstall .... hair stylist (as Brian Andrew-Tunstall)
 
Production Management
Marc S. Fischer .... unit production manager
Jeffrey Harlacker .... post-production supervisor
Eric Hedayat .... production supervisor
Andrea Isaacs .... production supervisor: Philadelphia
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Alan Hensz .... second assistant director: second unit (as James Hensz)
Gary Marcus .... first assistant director
Donald Murphy .... second assistant director (as Donald W. Murphy)
Hal Olofsson .... first assistant director: second unit
Jack Perez .... second unit director
Wayne Witherspoon .... second second assistant director (as Wayne B. Witherspoon)
Michal Page .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Matt Alexander .... mill foreman (as Matthew M. Alexander)
Robert Barry Arnold .... stand-by painter
Greg Aronowitz .... model maker
Ellis J. Barbacoff .... assistant property master
Craig Baron .... assistant property master (as Craig R. Baron)
Robert Bernard .... graphic artist
Tony Bonaventura .... property master
Kristen Davis .... set designer
Colin De Rouin .... set designer
Darrin Denlinger .... storyboard artist
Anthony Gaudio .... lead painter
Pierre Gonzalez .... set dresser
James E. Hurd Jr. .... set dresser
Philip C. Hurst .... greens coordinator
John Michael Kelly .... set dresser
Kirsten Lafferty .... accounting assistant: construction department
Tim R. Lafferty .... construction coordinator
Richard Lambert .... leadman (as Richard D. Lambert)
Lyle Maves .... plaster foreman
Rhonda Paynter .... set dresser
Fernando Reinhard .... set dresser
Christopher M. Ridino .... welding foreman
Glenn H. Roberts .... on-set dresser (as Glenn Roberts)
Trevor A. Rudolph .... set dresser
Amy Ryder .... set dressing buyer
Abigail Sheiner .... art department coordinator
George Torres .... flooring foreman
Andrew Marc Zerebko .... construction foreman (as Andrew M. Zerebko)
Christine Sysko .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Betancourt .... foley mixer
James Bolt .... sound re-recording mixer (as Jim Bolt)
Rick Canelli .... adr engineer
Ted Caplan .... dialogue editor
Blake R. Cornett .... second assistant sound editor (as Blake Cornett)
Susan Dawes .... dialogue editor
Perry Dodgson .... cable person
Dawn Fintor .... foley artist
Tom Fox .... utility sound
Tim Gomillion .... sound recordist
Doug Hemphill .... sound re-recording mixer (as D.M. Hemphill)
Michael Herbick .... sound re-recording mixer
R.J. Kizer .... supervising adr editor
John A. Larsen .... supervising sound editor
Skip Longfellow .... second assistant sound editor
David MacMillan .... sound mixer (as Dave MacMillan)
Harrison D. Marsh .... boom operator (as Harrison 'Duke' Marsh)
Tim McColm .... re-recording engineer
John Morris .... sound effects editor
John Murray .... supervising foley editor
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr recordist
Kevin E. Patterson .... sound technician
Dennis Rogers .... sound recordist
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist (as Alicia Stevenson-Irwin)
Donald Sylvester .... adr editor
Jay Wilkinson .... sound effects editor
David Wolowic .... first assistant sound editor (as Dave Wolowic)
Daniel Yale .... foley editor
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Brian Bero .... special effects
Scott Blackwell .... special effects
Scott Garcia .... special effects
Paul J. Lombardi .... special effects coordinator
Ken Rudell .... special effects
Dick Wood .... special effects (as Richard Wood)
Valek Sykes .... props (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Victor DiMichina .... scanning and recording
Kevin Fisher .... scanning and recording
Patrick Flanagan .... composite artist
Tyler Foell .... composite artist
Nate Haggard .... composite artist
Bonnie Kanner .... visual effects executive producer: Pixel Magic
Kevin Kipper .... 3D artist
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... visual effects supervisor: Pixel Magic (as Ray McIntyer Jr.)
Brad Moylan .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Patrick Murphy .... composite artist
Reid Paul .... digital effects supervisor
Anne Putnam .... visual effects producer (as Anne Putnam Kolbe)
David Santiago .... effects technical director: titles
Ray Scalice .... visual effects general manager
Geordie Spradling .... composite artist
 
Stunts
Pete Antico .... stunts
Robert Apisa .... stunts
Troy Brown .... stunts
Dartenea Bryant .... stunts (as Dartenea 'Dee' Bryant)
Doc D. Charbonneau .... stunts
Mary Fallick .... stunts
April Gooding .... stunts
Tom Harper .... stunts
Kevin Holland .... stunts
David Hugghins .... stunts
Kelsee King-Devoreaux .... stunts
Henry Kingi .... stunts
Christina Knizer .... stunts
Brian Machleit .... stunts
Max Mackey .... stunts
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Jane Oshita .... stunts
Anna Pheil .... stunts
Steve Picerni .... stunts
Robert Powell .... stunts
Christie Sanders .... stunts
Landen Sawyer .... stunts
Tony Todd .... stunts
Dain Turner .... stunts
Madison Turner .... stunts
Tierre Turner .... stunt coordinator
Frederick O. Vinson .... stunts
Eric Chambers .... stunts (uncredited)
Lisa Pasinelli .... stunts (uncredited)
Manny Perry .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Mark Terry .... stunts (uncredited)
Michael Trisler .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Arredondo .... company grip (as Roberto Arredondo)
Robert J. Babin .... company grip
Sidney Ray Baldwin .... still photographer (as Sidney R. Baldwin)
William D. Barber .... director of photography: "b" camera
Renzo Bartolotta .... set lighting technician
Chris Bateman .... set lighting technician
Josh Bateman .... set lighting technician
Kenneth Bender .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Ken Bender)
Bonnie Blake .... additional camera operator
Danny Brazen .... company grip (as Dan Brazen)
Bill 'Thunder' Bridges .... company grip (as Bill Bridges)
Shane Brott .... additional video assist operator
Darwin Montana Browne .... key grip
John Chickanis .... set lighting technician
Loran Coral .... company grip
Chris Couto .... set lighting technician
Scott Crabbe .... video assist operator (as Scott R. Crabbe)
Justin Dawson .... company grip
Frank Dorowsky .... set lighting technician
Mysterious L.D. Edwards .... best boy grip
Bob Finley III .... set lighting technician (as Robert Finley III)
Ken Fisher .... additional camera operator
Gregory Freeman .... company grip
Jim Hamner Jr. .... set lighting technician
Billy Heath .... company grip
Alec Hirschfeld .... camera operator: Philadelphia
Florentino Jimenez .... set lighting technician
Nate Johnson .... set lighting technician
Jeremy Launais .... chief lighting technician
Chris Leidholdt .... company grip
Jim Leidholdt .... dolly grip
Michael Lohmann .... Steadicam operator
Michael Lohmann .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jerry L. Marshall .... company grip (as Jerry Marshall)
Louis J. Marton .... set lighting technician
Scott McGeo .... company grip
Vladimir Melnik .... assistant chief lighting technician
Christopher Murphy .... video assist operator: Philadelphia
Shawn Neary .... company grip (as Shawn M. Neary)
Pat O'Mara .... company grip (as Patrick O'Mara)
Ryan Parks .... camera loader
Greg Patterson .... set lighting technician
Jeff Pelton .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Scott Rayzor .... company grip
Calmar Roberts .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Cal Roberts)
Ralph Sanders .... set lighting technician (as Ralph A. Sanders)
William Self .... set lighting technician
Baird Steptoe .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Roger Wall .... camera loader
Erik Warner .... set lighting technician
Jason Young .... set lighting technician
John Young .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Wayne Baker .... underwater camera assistant (uncredited)
Daniel C. Cook .... additional second assistant camera: Philadelphia (uncredited)
Louie Escobar .... company grip (uncredited)
Paul Franck .... electrician (uncredited)
Doug Huete .... electrician (uncredited)
Ryan Huston .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Kris Krosskove .... camera operator (uncredited)
Steve Randolph .... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Leon Sanginiti .... second assistant camera: Philadelphia (uncredited)
Mike Shaheen .... video playback operator (uncredited)
Vich Thiensuwana .... rigging grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Mathew Grey .... extras casting associate
Tony Hobbs .... extras casting associate
Jennifer Lansky .... casting assistant
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting (as Caitlin McKenna)
Amy Pope .... extras casting
Cazzey Louis Cereghino .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Chris Gray .... extras casting (uncredited)
Derick Green .... extras casting (uncredited)
Mike Lemon .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Terry Anderson .... key costumer
Julia Bartholomew .... assistant costume designer
Conan Castro Jr. .... costumer
Wendy M. Craig .... costume supervisor
Scott R. Hankins .... costumer (as Scott Hankins)
Janet Ingram .... costumer (as Janet Stirner)
Jill Korengold .... set costumer
Bob Moore Jr. .... set costumer (as Robert Moore)
Amy Elise Roberts .... costume supervisor
Kacy Treadway .... costumer
Yvette Ammon .... set costumer (uncredited)
Anthony T. Lukins .... costumer (uncredited)
Bess Stansell .... costumer: background extras (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Brad Adkins .... post-production assistant
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Joseph Butler .... assistant editor (as Joe Butler)
R. Orlando Duenas .... assistant editor
David McKimmie .... post-production coordinator
Mark Nakamine .... colorist (digital color correction)
Jeremiah O'Driscoll .... assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Herbert Dwight Raymond IV .... assistant editor (as Dwight Raymond)
Jason Solberg .... associate editor
Michael T. Wilson .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Daniel Allan Carlin .... supervising music editor (as Daniel Carlin)
Sandy DeCrescent .... scoring contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Jermaine Dupri .... executive music producer
Robert Fernandez .... score mixer
Robert Fernandez .... score recordist
Jason Frederick .... composer: additional music
Richard Gibbs .... conductor
Philip Giffin .... composer: additional music
Billy Gottlieb .... music supervisor
Jim Harrison .... music editor
Richard A. Harrison .... music editor
Kevin Kliesch .... composer: additional music
Michael Mauldin .... executive music producer
Sid Page .... concert master
John Rodd .... scoring recordist
Patrick Russ .... orchestrator
Craig Sibley .... scoring assistant
Tom Steel .... scoring stage crew
Bill Talbott .... scoring engineer
Damon Tedesco .... scoring stage crew
Paul S. Henning .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jon Kull .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Julia Michels .... executive in charge of music (uncredited)
Warren Sherk .... orchestrator (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Gordie Merrick .... transportation coordinator
Guy Merrick .... transportation captain
John Morrone III .... transportation coordinator: Philadelphia (as John F. Morrone III)
Gregg Videgain .... transportation co-captain (as Buster Videgain)
Jeff Bova .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Brad Adkins .... production assistant
Amy L. Anderson .... production assistant
Jimmy Badstibner .... assistant: Mr. Grant (as James Badstibner)
Michael Battaglia .... unit publicist
Thomas 'Doc' Boguski .... production coordinator: Philadelphia
Claudia Bonfe .... clearance coordinator
Brandon Chapnick .... assistant: Mr. Josephson
Keiann Collins .... script supervisor
Susan Coyle .... production assistant
Darrell D. Davis .... security: Lil Bow Wow
Brian De Esch .... production assistant
Joy Dellapina .... representative: NBA Entertainment
David Denenberg .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Michael DeSantis .... first assistant accountant
Shane Duffy .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Rick Dungan .... video coordinator (as Richard J. Dungan)
Anne Fletcher .... choreographer
Nancy A. Flint .... studio teacher
Randy Flosi .... assistant location manager
Rhonda Sherman Friedman .... studio teacher
Fred Gabrielli .... caterer
Amy Lynne Garcia .... assistant: John Schultz
Eliot Gerstel .... assistant: Mr. Heller
Kurt Greufe .... second assistant accountant
Wes Hagan .... key assistant location manager
Eric Hedayat .... location manager
Marc Hirschheimer .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Paul J. Hirschheimer .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Chris Hopson .... production assistant
Roy G. Irwin .... medic
Timothy S. Kane .... production assistant
Howard Keys .... medic
Tom Kocsis .... production assistant (as Tommy Kocsis)
Elio Lupi .... production assistant
Harvey Malkin .... production accountant
Shannon McGauley .... talent coordinator: NBA
Holly McGreevy .... production secretary
Ann Murphy .... assistant location manager
Dale Ottley .... set production assistant
Sunni-Ali Powell .... production assistant
Tyler Romary .... production assistant (as Tyler T. Romary)
Charlie Rosenzweig .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Joe Rystrom .... medic
Harlie E. Scott III .... craft service
Charlie Scott .... craft service
Clifford Scott .... craft service (as Clifford E. Scott)
Tim Sheehan .... production assistant (as Timothy Sheehan)
Wesley Staples .... studio teacher
Zane Stoddard .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Reggie Theus .... basketball consultant
Aaron Walrod .... payroll accountant
Binay Wayburn .... accounting clerk
Scott Weinstock .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Robert West .... production coordinator
Sarah Whalen .... acting coach
Leah Wilcox .... representative: NBA Entertainment
Donald E. Wygal .... assistant production coordinator
Crisoforo Aguilar .... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
George Brown .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jason De Meo .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Ivan Drehspul .... airline technical supervisor (uncredited)
Steve Gehrke .... script supervisor: second unit (uncredited)
Jimi Johnson .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kathleen Kelly .... medic: Philadelphia (uncredited)
Dar Larizadeh .... balloon light technician (uncredited)
Erin Meehan .... set production assistant: re-shoots (uncredited)
Paul Moncrief .... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Paul Moncrief .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeremy Mullen .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Michael K. Reynolds .... craft service (uncredited)
Jon Rocks .... location assistant (uncredited)
Jonas Spaccarotelli .... production assistant (uncredited)
Francis Meade Warner .... office production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Michael Jordan .... the producers wish to thank: without whose legendary career there would be no "Like Mike"
Kim Lane .... the producers wish to thank: Nike
Estee Portnoy .... the producers wish to thank: SFX Sports Group
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated PG for brief mild language
Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Prior to release, power companies issued press releases to remind people of the danger of high-voltage power lines. In the movie Calvin retrieves a pair of "energized" basketball boots from such a line.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During Calvin's initial game with the Spurs, the scoreboard reveals that Calvin has only 12 points heading into the final possession. Therefore, the game-winning three pointer would increase his total to 15, yet the following day the news anchor says that Calvin had 27 points.See more »
Quotes:
[Bittleman is playing electronic chess in his van]
Frank Bernard:Mr. Bittleman?
[Bittleman jumps, sending his chess game flying]
Frank Bernard:Playing checkers, I see.
Stan Bittleman:[disappointed] I was about to win.
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Soundtrack:
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What movies feature games of wacky basketball?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Excellent sports film for kids, 22 August 2008
Author: intelearts from the big screen

I'm giving this a 10 because in its genre it shines - it really is a great sports movie for kids! Lil Bow Wow is great, very natural, and very likable and the supporting cast all do their thing and make this inoffensive, entertaining, and we found lot of reasons to smile broadly.

With LOADS of basketball any kid that likes the game will be happy - of course, teams and players will change, but this is still really fun.

It reminded me of the old Disney films where magic, or experiments, gave some special powers and poof! sit back and watch time....

Absolutely recommended for kids and parents alike... we all loved this and would watch again.

Best thing I can say is that the kids just wanted to run out in the garden and play ball afterward, which is a pretty positive result!!!

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