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White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

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Willie Lewis
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The Venice Beach Boys
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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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Release Date:

27 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los blancos no la saben meter  »

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Box Office

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$76,253,806

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,753,806
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Trivia

Freeman Williams, who played "Duck" Johnson, also had a distinguished NBA career, playing for the Clippers, Jazz, and Bullets from 1978-86. See more »

Goofs

As the Double Jeopardy round begins, the far left category is blank as it appears to have already been used. See more »

Quotes

Billy Hoyle: [before donating money to The Venice Beach Boys] You are so stupid. It would take your mother 1, no. 2 hours to watch 60 MINUTES.
Sidney Deane: Don't start that shit again.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, we can hear the classical 20th Century Fox Fanfare in a hip hop style. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Irate Gamer: Other Contra Games: Part 1 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

I'M GOING UP
Written by BeBe Winans (as Benjamin Winans)
Performed by BeBe Winans (as Bebe) & CeCe Winans
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Excellent
28 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is a truly excellent movie! Lots of people have bashed it as a "basketball" movie, but the truth is, it ain't about basketball at all. It could have been hockey, dart playing or curling, it wouldn't matter. It's about human weaknesses and making new friends. Rosie Perez gave probably her best performance ever, and the interplay between Harrelson and Snipes is great. Don't miss it.


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