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Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)

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A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.

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Jonathan Hock
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Jordan ... Himself
Phil Jackson ... Himself
Doug Collins Doug Collins ... Himself
Bob Greene Bob Greene ... Himself
Bob Costas ... Himself
Dean Smith Dean Smith ... Himself
Deloris Jordan Deloris Jordan ... Herself
Fred Lynch Fred Lynch ... Himself
Walter Iooss Jr. Walter Iooss Jr. ... Himself
Bill Murray ... Himself
Laurence Fishburne ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Falk David Falk ... Himself
Ken Griffey Jr. Ken Griffey Jr. ... Himself
Johnny Kerr Johnny Kerr ... Himself (as Johnny 'Red' Kerr)
Steve Kerr Steve Kerr ... Himself
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A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.

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Up close some heroes get even bigger.

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Documentary | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Jordan na Maxa See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$578,141, 7 May 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$18,642,318, 16 December 2001
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Color

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1.44 : 1
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Goofs

When the film starts showing a few highlights of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, one of the clips is of Michael Jordan doing a side-to-side (right side of the hoop to the left side of it) reverse move and scoring. This is a move that he did in Game 2 of the 1997 NBA Finals, more than a year earlier. Although the Bulls are playing the Utah Jazz in the same instance, this documentary is supposed to be based on the 1998 season. See more »


Soundtracks

Praise You
Written by Fatboy Slim (as Norman Cook) and Camille Yarbrough
Performed by Fatboy Slim
Courtesy of Astralwerks under exclusive license from Skint Records Ltd.
Published by PolyGram International Publishing Inc./Songs of PolyGram
International Publishing Inc./Maat Music Inc.
Features a sample from "Take Yo Praise"
by Camille Yarbrough
Under license from Welk Music Group
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28 June 2001 | by jtfsouthSee all my reviews

Not the biggest fan of basketball but I have always admired Michael Jordan for the way he has conducted himself not only on the court, but off the court as well. He has always had a great sense of class and style that to this day has never been duplicated by very many people in any professional sport.



I thought that the documentary was well done and pretty insightful. I only wish they would have done a lot more of the wide angle shots which are usually associated with any of the IMAX productions. None the less I would recommend this film to anyone who either likes basketball or not, it is at the very least a very upbeat and moral boosting film.


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