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More Than a Game (2008)

PG  |   |  Documentary, Sport  |  16 October 2009 (Taiwan)
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This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

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This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

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$182,943 (USA) (2 October 2009)

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The song 'Forever' by rap artists Eminem, Drake, Kanye West and Lil Wayne was inspired by this film. See more »

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Performed by Mary J. Blige featuring Chris Brown
Written by Polow Da Don, Ester Dean (as Esther Dean), Chris Brown, Darnell Dalton,
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Chris Brown appears courtesy of Jive Records
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21 March 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

To be honest, one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. A truly feel good movie. I'd heard about Lebron James, but never really knew much about him. Then my son and me watched the movie. To say it was inspiring (especially for the little guy) would be a gross understatement. The best part of the movie was finding out that Lebron became who he is today, because of a small group of people that became his extended family. As a parent, and a fellow human being, its hard not to have tears well up at the end of this one, because we all want to be loved. They all found that love - in each other. The side effect was an amazing basketball story.


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