20 Movies Like Basketball And Love

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Love & Basketball

Love
Love
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Gaspar Noé
Actors: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin
Language: English, French
Country: France, Belgium
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“Love & Basketball” is a romantic sports drama that follows the intertwined lives of childhood friends Monica and Quincy as they navigate their love for each other and their passion for basketball, exploring themes of love, ambition, and personal growth over the course of their lives. The film explores their complex relationship and the challenges they face in pursuing their dreams both on and off the court.

Coach Carter

Coach Carter
Coach Carter
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 3 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Mark Schwahn, John Gatins
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“Coach Carter” is a sports drama film based on the true story of Ken Carter, a high school basketball coach who takes over a struggling team and institutes strict rules and academic standards, leading to both success on the court and personal growth for the players. The movie explores themes of discipline, education, and the power of mentorship.

Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 170 min
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Steve James, Frederick Marx
Actors: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Hoop Dreams” is a documentary film that follows the lives of two African-American high school basketball players from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dreams of becoming professional basketball players. The film explores themes of race, class, and the challenges faced by young athletes in America.

Above the Rim

Above the Rim
Above the Rim
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jeff Pollack, Benny Medina, Barry Michael Cooper
Actors: Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Above the Rim” is a 1994 sports drama film that follows the story of a talented high school basketball player named Kyle Watson, who struggles with the pressures of street life and the temptations of a local drug dealer. The movie explores themes of ambition, loyalty, and the pursuit of dreams in the competitive world of basketball.

He Got Game

He Got Game
He Got Game
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: 10 nominations
Writer: Spike Lee
Actors: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“He Got Game” is a sports drama film that follows the story of a talented high school basketball player who is recruited by colleges while dealing with the complex relationship with his estranged father, a convicted felon. The movie explores themes of family, redemption, and the pressures of fame and success in the world of basketball.

Glory Road

Glory Road
Glory Road
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois
Actors: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Glory Road movie is based on the true story of the Texas Western basketball team, led by coach Don Haskins, who made history by being the first team with an all-black starting lineup to win the NCAA national championship in 1966. It explores the team’s journey of overcoming racial prejudice and societal barriers to achieve their remarkable victory.

White Men Can’t Jump

White Men Can't Jump
White Men Can't Jump
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Ron Shelton
Actors: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez
Language: English
Country: United States
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“White Men Can’t Jump” is a sports comedy film about two street basketball hustlers, one white and one black, who team up to con other players out of their money. As they navigate the competitive world of street basketball, they also confront racial stereotypes and learn valuable lessons about friendship and trust.

Space Jam

Space Jam
Space Jam
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 5 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris
Actors: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Space Jam” is a live-action/animated sports comedy film where NBA superstar Michael Jordan teams up with the Looney Tunes characters to compete against a group of aliens in a basketball game to save themselves from being enslaved.

Blue Chips

Blue Chips
Blue Chips
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Ron Shelton
Actors: Nick Nolte, Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blue Chips” is a sports drama film that follows a college basketball coach who faces ethical dilemmas as he is pressured to recruit talented players through illegal means. The film explores the dark side of college athletics and the moral compromises made in the pursuit of success.

The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries
The Basketball Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Basketball Diaries is a film based on the true story of Jim Carroll, a talented high school basketball player who falls into a downward spiral of drug addiction and crime in 1970s New York City.”

Semi-Pro

Semi-Pro
Semi-Pro
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Scot Armstrong
Actors: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André 3000
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Semi-Pro” is a comedy film set in the 1970s that follows Jackie Moon, a singer-turned-owner of the American Basketball Association team, the Flint Tropics. Jackie must fight to keep his struggling team afloat while also hoping to achieve his dream of making it into the NBA.

Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester
Finding Forrester
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Mike Rich
Actors: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Finding Forrester” is a film about a reclusive writer who forms an unlikely friendship with a talented young African-American student, as they both navigate their own personal and societal challenges in pursuit of their passions for writing and education. Together, they inspire and mentor each other to overcome obstacles and achieve their dreams.

Like Mike

Like Mike
Like Mike
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Michael Elliot, Jordan Moffet
Actors: Shad Moss, Jonathan Lipnicki, Morris Chestnut
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Like Mike” is a family comedy film about an orphan named Calvin who discovers a magical pair of sneakers that give him incredible basketball skills, leading to him joining a professional NBA team and becoming a star player.

The Air Up There

The Air Up There
The Air Up There
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: Max Apple
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Charles Gitonga Maina, Yolanda Vazquez
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Air Up There” is a sports comedy film about a college basketball coach who travels to Africa to recruit a talented player, facing cultural differences and challenges along the way. The movie explores the coach’s journey to inspire and unite a team in order to achieve their shared dream of winning.

The Hoosiers

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The Hoosiers is a sports drama film that tells the inspiring true story of a small-town high school basketball team in Indiana, led by a new coach, as they overcome adversity and go on an unlikely journey to win the state championship.

The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend

The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend
The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: Darrel Campbell, Peter Maravich
Actors: Millie Perkins, Nick Benedict, Adam Guier
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend” is a biographical sports film that tells the story of basketball player Pete Maravich, highlighting his journey from childhood to becoming a college basketball star. The movie showcases Maravich’s exceptional talent, dedication, and the challenges he faced along the way.

Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Alan Swyer, Larry Golin
Actors: Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rebound: The Legend of Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault” is a biographical sports drama film that tells the story of Earl Manigault, a talented basketball player from Harlem whose promising career is derailed by drug addiction, but later finds redemption and becomes a legendary streetball player.

Sunset Park

Sunset Park
Sunset Park
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson
Actors: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Sunset Park” is a 1996 sports drama film about a high school basketball coach who takes on a team of misfit players from a Brooklyn neighborhood. Together, they overcome personal struggles and work towards success on the court, teaching each other valuable life lessons along the way.

One on One

One on One
One on One
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
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Runtime: 30 min
Seasons: 5
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Eunetta T. Boone
Actors: Kyla Pratt, Robert Ri'chard, Flex Alexander
Language: English
Country: United States
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“One on One” is a sports drama film about a talented high school basketball player who faces challenges both on and off the court as he navigates the pressures of fame, personal relationships, and the corrupt nature of college basketball recruitment. It explores themes of ambition, integrity, and the sacrifices one must make to succeed in a competitive world.

The Winning Season

The Winning Season
The Winning Season
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: Jim Strouse
Actors: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Winning Season” is a comedy-drama film about a down-on-his-luck basketball coach who gets a chance to redeem himself by coaching a high school girls’ basketball team. As he helps the team overcome their own challenges, he also finds personal growth and redemption along the way.

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