In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ... See full summary »
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
The musical R&B quintet Riff recorded a song and accompanying music video called "White Men Can't Jump" for the movie. The music video featured Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes and Rosie Perez. It can be seen on the DVD release with bonus features. See more »
When Gloria is on Jeopardy!, the man to the left of her has $100, but after she answers the daily double he has $2800. he did not have a chance to ring in since she answered all the questions up until the daily double. See more »
[while on the Venice Beach basketball courts]
Loan me a twenty
Come on Sid, do I look like Bank of America?
You think I'm going to lose this money to this white boy?
You better not lose my money to this white boy he's a visitor we're the home team baby
This here is a black thing, so give me twenty dollars so I can run this shit
We're going to at Sizzlers?
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In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »
Greed and Basketball. How Can You Not Like This Film?
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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