Top 10 Basketball Movies

Glory Road (2006)
Real life story of Texas Western’s Coach Don Haskins (Josh Lucas), who led the first all-black starting lineup team to win an NCAA National Basketball Championship in 1966.

Love & Basketball (2006)
In 1981 in LA, Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They’re 11, and both want to play in the NBA. Movie combines the couple’s love affair with their commitment to the sport they love.

Coach Carter (2005)
Ken Carter a high-school basketball coach who tries to teach his players that there is more to life than just the sport.

He Got Game (1998)
A basketball player’s father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

The Basketball Diaries (1995)
As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim’s life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind.

Above the Rim (1994)
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.

Hoop Dreams (1994)
The Oscar-nominated documentary “Hoop Dreams” shows the hardships of inner-city high school basketball players on the road to reaching their NBA dreams.

Blue Chips (1994)
A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive. Stand-out performances by Shaquille O`Neal and Nick Nolte.

White Men Can’t Jump (1992)
Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

Hoosiers (1986)
Inspired by a true story. 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.


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