Basketball team movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basketball team movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, serious, entertaining and touching films and TV shows about / with basketball team, basketball, coach, catastrophe, high school, teenager, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and hopes plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Philippines, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basketball team: Candy Stripers (2006), The Way Back (2020), Semi-Pro (2008), Boys Club (2001), Hurricane Season (2009), Celtic Pride (1996), Matchups (2003), Space Jam (1996), Nowhere to Be Found (2019), Body Parts (1991).

List of basketball team movies

Candy Stripers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thanks to an auto accident, a parasitic alien manages to get into a hospital. It quickly moves from the crash victim into a candy striper. Among the patients at the hospital are some rather short high school basketball players. It is through them ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, basketball team, alien encounter, doctors and patients, teenage life, youth, deadly, quarantine, blind girl, gory, diabetic, basketball player ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.7
 24K
The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball coach, ambition, sport team, basketball team, sport, basketball, prodigy, underdog, beer, athlete's life, alcohol abuse, high school ...
Place: usa
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 5.8
 77K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, coach, sport team, sport, merger, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
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 3.4
 184
Boys Club (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sent to San Francisco to spend the summer with his aunt, teenager Mario Vandetti makes fast friends with a group of neighborhood kids and encouraged by a caring priest they soon form a basketball team, becoming contenders in a city tournament.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, against the odds, human spirit, teenage life, ambition, follow your dream, friendship, family life, lifestyle, athlete's life, parents and children, dedicated educator ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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Hurricane Season (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on true events amid the wreckage and chaos dealt by Hurricane Katrina; one basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana just will not give up. Coach Al Collins(Forest Whitaker), gathers other players from hard-hit schools and builds a team actually ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, starting over, sport team, high school, human spirit, athlete and trainer, society, ambition, youth, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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 5.3
 9K
Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, basketball, sport, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, ambition, buddies, confined, contests and competitions, friends, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
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 5.9
 16
Matchups (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: against the odds, prodigy, disability, follow your dream, dedicated educator, ambition, human spirit, sport, hopes, youth, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
 159K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: basketball, adventure, goofy hero, alien, imaginary, outer space, disorder, good versus evil, save the day, contests and competitions, underdog, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, north carolina
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Nowhere to Be Found (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother's worst nightmare comes true when her teenage daughter goes missing.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: search, small town, missing daughter, danger, rescue, investigation, mother daughter relationship, life & death, police investigation, hopes, survival, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, death row, murder, mind game, vengeance, transplant, danger, supernatural, serial killer, car accident, slasher, body horror ...
Time: 90s
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 7.3
 2K
Patients (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a serious sport accident in a swimming pool, Ben, now an incomplete quadriplegic, arrives in a rehabilitation center. He meets with other handicapped persons (tetraplegics, paraplegics, traumatized crania), all victims of accidents, as well as ...
Plot: hospital, wheelchair, forest, karaoke, doctor, death, swimming pool, basketball, friendship, telephone call, basketball team, suicidal thoughts ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france
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 7.2
 233K
Grease (1978)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, makeover, graduation, coming of age, first love, dating, jealousy, street gang, gossip, school dance, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
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Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: skiing, suicide attempt, machismo, coming of age, romance, teenage love, unfulfilled love, youth, rivalry, young lovers, nerd, duck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Wooly Booly 2: My Alien Teacher (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story continues with Wooly Booly living happily on earth with his human girlfriend. One day his girlfriend from his planet decides to visit earth with the aim of taking Wooly Booly back home.
Plot: student, teacher, super strength, monkey, supernatural power, spacecraft, alien, magic, basketball court, ape, basketball, coach ...
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Playboy's Girls in Uniform (1997)
Genre: Adult
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: If clothes make the woman, a uniform makes her even hotter. Playboy brings you and exclusive look at the foxy forms that make these uniforms sizzle.
Style: erotic
Plot: posing nude, sensuality, lingerie, nurse, water, uniform, playboy magazine, lesbian, lifeguard, bare breasts, tower, camera ...
Place: everglades
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 4.6
 116
Hot Times (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wild sex romp loosely based on Archie Comics characters
Style: sex comedy, porno movie
Plot: locker room, female in shower, teenage prostitute, swimming pool, french kiss, prostitute, eavesdropping, drunken man, sexual humor, breakup, lesbian interest, erection ...
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The Demonic Womanizer Costante Nicosia, or: Dracula in Brianza (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boorish, snobish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his head. But after the superticous Nicosia has an encounter with an elderly gypsy aunt, and a business ...
Style: vampire comedy, surprise ending, sex comedy
Plot: vampire, sex scene, prostitute, businessman, bite, basketball team, dracula, hunchback, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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The Crazy Professor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino comedy film directed Ben Feleo.
Plot: basketball team, gambling, coach, basketball, experiment, scientist, prostitute, animal, frog, high school friend, animals, classmate ...
Place: the philippines
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Ball (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lester, the star player of their community basketball team who dreams of playing at the country's premier league, but encounters a problem on the way to PBA (Philippine Basketball Association). He meets Pandy (Arnel Ignacio), a couturier who is ...
Plot: basketball, revenge, manager, virgin mary statue, basketball team, shower room
Place: the philippines
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Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Holly's Heroes is a children's drama series produced as a collaboration between the Nine Network in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand. It was produced as a series of 26 episodes and first screened in 2005.
Plot: teenager, high school basketball, teacher student relationship, coach, friendship, basketball team, high school, basketball player, basketball
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 4.0
 436
Church Ball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis Buckstead has the hardest calling in his church. Not only has he been asked to coach a group of non-basketball players in his church but the bishop has demanded that he lead the team to the Basketball Championship. Word from the top is that ...
Style: basketball movie
Plot: tournament, coach, mormon, church, basketball, training, team, basketball team, near death experience, sport team, sport
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 3K
Aladdin (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: genie, desire, disorder, hopes, imaginary, anti hero, miraculous event, wish come true, teenage life, superhero, misfit, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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The Slim Shady Show (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Slim Shady Show is an animated television series created by American rapper Eminem. Each episode is approximately five minutes in length. The shorts focus on the fictional adventures of Marshall Mathers' alter-egos Slim Shady, Eminem, Ken ...
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, musician's life, parody, ambition, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, partners, goofy hero, best friends, disorder, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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Jeepers Creepers II (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scarecrow, beast, high school, slasher, teenager, serial killer, rivalry, cheerleader, countryside, farm, school bus, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, near future
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 42K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, small town, underdog, high school, athlete and trainer, sport, championship, sport team, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
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 7.2
 83K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, friendship, loneliness, liberal, basketball, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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 5.9
 224K
Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, reunion, friends, friendship, family relations, family life, eccentric family, adulthood, couples, stupidity, disorder, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
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The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, military, racism, prom, basketball, strict father, father son relationship, high school, marine, bittersweet, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
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 7.2
 42K
Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feel good, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, coach, racism, underdog, college, teamwork, sport team, racial slur, contests and competitions, championship, ambitious ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, seattle washington, mexico, maryland ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 124K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, sport, coach, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, texas
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