Basketball related movies and docsby xLNRDx | created - 29 Jun 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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1. White Men Can't Jump (1992)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.
Votes: 70,332 | Gross: $76.25M
3. Crossover (2006)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sport
A naturally talented basketball player, Noah Cruise is determined to become a doctor using his basketball scholarship to UCLA pre-med, rather than succumb to the lure of former sports agent... See full summary »
Votes: 8,883 | Gross: $7.01M
4. Semi-Pro (2008)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true.
Votes: 75,198 | Gross: $33.47M
5. Streetballers (2009)
R | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Streetballers is for basketball, what Field of Dreams was for baseball. Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving ... See full summary »
Votes: 340 | Gross: $0.03M
6. More Than a Game (2008)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
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.
Votes: 4,908 | Gross: $0.94M
83 min | Documentary, History, Sport
An independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the definition, history, culture, social impact and global influence of New York's outdoor summer ... See full summary »
9. Hurricane Season (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Sport
A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the ... See full summary »
11. Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the ... See full summary »
13. The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend (1991)
G | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Biography of pro basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich, who died suddenly in 1988 at age 40 from a heart attack.
14. The Air Up There (1994)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,125 | Gross: $21.01M
15. Hoosiers (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport
A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
Votes: 40,367 | Gross: $28.61M
16. Coach Carter (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
Votes: 114,620 | Gross: $67.26M
17. Above the Rim (1994)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Votes: 12,832 | Gross: $16.04M
19. Soul in the Hole (1997)
98 min | Documentary, Sport
The life trials and tribulations of a group of young athletic men that struggle through everyday life supporting one another on the rough streets of a Brooklyn neighborhood, using basketball as their way out of a possible life of poverty.
Votes: 213 | Gross: $0.01M
20. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 22,638 | Gross: $7.83M
21. Hoop Reality (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Hoop Reality is the sequel to the 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams" and explores what happened during the last decade from where "Hoop Dreams" left off. It follows the original basketball hero... See full summary »
22. Glory Road (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Votes: 40,495 | Gross: $42.64M
23. The Other Dream Team (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport
The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
Votes: 3,350 | Gross: $0.13M
24. Wolves (I) (2016)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good ... See full summary »
26. Mr. Chibbs (2017)
G | 86 min | Documentary
"Mr. Chibbs" is an observational feature length documentary that follows NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson, in the midst of a mid life crisis, dealing with drinking issues, attempting to get a ... See full summary »
Votes: 65 | Gross: $0.01M
27. Spirit of the Game (2016)
PG | 98 min | Biography
In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.
Votes: 188 | Gross: $0.24M
28. Three Seconds (2017)
133 min | Drama, Sport
Going Vertical is a film based on real events that occurred in 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. It focuses on a legendary final battle between USSR and USA basketball teams.
32. Slamma Jamma (2017)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Sport
Wrongfully accused and sent to prison, a former basketball star prepares for the national slam dunk competition while finding redemption in himself and in those he loves.
Votes: 1,208 | Gross: $1.69M
33. Q Ball (2019)
96 min | Documentary
Documentary that explores the San Quentin Prison basketball squad - teammates and inmates at "the Q" - along their journey of rehabilitation and possible redemption.