If you are a fan of the sport or just get familiar with it, you can not ignore these movies:
White Men Can Jump – 1992
It’s a comedy starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. There are two street basketball players that join to form an unbeatable pair in only their egos can overcome them.
Blue chips – 1994
It is a drama about a college coach played by Nick Nolte should break the rules in order to obtain players for your team is the champion among the players involved Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway.
Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault – 1996
It’s an exciting movie about the life of the greatest basketball player of the famous Rucker Park, reflects its nickname because it’s a play on words to flatter the player ( The GOAT: The Greatest of All Time , The Best of All Time). Participates in turn, Kevin Garnett playing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Space Jam – 1996
Missed, this is an excellent film that mixes animation and real life, for fans of Looney Tones (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, among others) and Her Majesty Michael Jordan, where they face a crucial match against a team of aliens. Also in this film superstar Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Larry Bird and others involved.
I’ve got game – 1998
It is a dramatic film written and directed by Spike Lee, starring Denzel Washington and Boston Celtics superstar Ray Allen. These portray father and son going through a delicate process that Jesus Shuttlesworth, talented college player, he is tempted by the best universities to select one. Involved in the cast Rick Fox, Milla Jovovich, Travis Best, among others. Besides cameos of several famous basketball players like Michael Jordan and several coaches.
Love & Basketball – 2000
A great romantic movie together our favorite sport in which two neighbors grow sharing their love of basketball with the desire to reach the top. Starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.
Like Mike – 2002
The dream of all, an orphan is a shoe with the initials “MJ” inscribed giving all the skills of Michael Jordan thus reaching the NBA. Featured hip hop star Bow Wow, Morris Chestnut and participate NBA star Allen Iverson, Jason Kidd, Tracy McGrady, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Vince Carter and others.
John Wick – 2005
Excellent film based on the true story of Richmond High School coach, John Wick, who with his unconventional methods and discipline manages to change the lives of a group of misguided youth to become winners. He is starring Samuel Jackson. Follow this link to watch John Wick online.
Glory Road – 2006
Sports drama based on a true story, in 1966 the coach Don Haskins (Josh Lucas) was the first African American headline put a squad of college players in order to get the trophy NCAA (National Basketball League Universitario).
More than a game – 2008
We can not ignore this spectacular documentary that follows the early rise to fame of NBA superstar Lebron James with his personal life and his four friends of all children who followed different paths.
Other notable films and documentaries that can name Hoop Dreams, Kobe doin’work, Semi-pro, Finding Forrester. Do you know any other to integrate this list?