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, weird and touching films and TV shows about / with basketball team, basketball, teenager, cheerleader, high school, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), coach, basketball player and sport team plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Italy, Philippines 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), Jeepers Creepers II (2003), Celtic Pride (1996), Matchups (2003), Space Jam (1996), Nowhere to Be Found (2019).

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
 32K
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: sport, prodigy, basketball coach, sport team, ambition, basketball, basketball team, athlete's life, underdog, beer, alcohol abuse, high school ...
Time: year 1998
Place: usa
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 5.8
 79K
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's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
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 3.4
 185
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, follow your dream, against the odds, human spirit, friendship, ambition, teenage life, rivalry, athlete's life, dedicated educator, family life, parents and children ...
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, starting over, contests and competitions, sport team, athlete and trainer, human spirit, high school, rise to the top, youth, hopes, against the odds, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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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, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, high school, countryside, farm, monster, survival, sport team, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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 5.3
 10K
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: basketball, kidnapping, sport, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, confined, friends, ambition, buddies, 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: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: against the odds, prodigy, ambition, dedicated educator, follow your dream, disability, human spirit, society, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 164K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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, disney, goofy hero, alien, golf, imaginary, outer space, contests and competitions, save the day, good versus evil, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: birmingham alabama, north carolina, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois
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Nowhere to Be Found (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother's worst nightmare comes true when her teenage daughter goes missing.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, bleak
Plot: search, small town, missing daughter, rescue, danger, mother daughter relationship, investigation, teenager, survival, police investigation, hopes, life & death ...
Time: contemporary
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The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The staff of the island resort need the aid of the Harlem Globetrotters to keep their island from a greedy millionaire.
Plot: deserted island, desert island, basketball team, tropical island, basketball, robot, resort, african american, sport
Time: 80s
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Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: high school, kidnapping, power relations, deadly, youth, protagonist as suspect, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth, murder, high school life ...
Time: 90s
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 3.1
 3K
Zombie Lake (1981)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, revenge, village, violence, survival, deadly creature, danger, wartime life, lake, zombie violence, saving a life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: france, europe, paris france, nice france, munich germany
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 6.5
 627
Beach House (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Summer Sunday at a small beach house at the coast of Rome. Many people and stories: women's basketball team, two sports-obsessed soldiers, two men with their girlfriends and the priest with a big secret, an elderly couple with their pregnant ...
Style: sexy, weird
Plot: teenager, beach, swimsuit, voyeur, summer, sunbathing, head injury, boy, basketball team, barefoot male, female athlete, family relations ...
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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 ...
Style: psychological, touching, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, humorous
Plot: friendship, suicidal thoughts, re-education, disabled person, autobiography, rehabilitation center, doctor, suicide attempt, hospital, swimming pool, basketball team, paraplegic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
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 7.2
 243K
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, makeover, teenage love, graduation, coming of age, first love, jealousy, dating, 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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Extracurricular Activities (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, twist ending
Plot: nudist, stalking, murder investigation, death, murder, police detective, criminal as protagonist, police, dysfunctional family, teenager, marijuana, secret ...
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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: basketball, ape, super strength, monkey, supernatural power, spacecraft, coach, basketball team, mannequin, classmate, magic, alien ...
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Playboy's Girls in Uniform (1997)
Genre:
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, lingerie, nurse, uniform, sensuality, playboy magazine, basketball, shower, shirt, erotica, lesbian kiss, sexual fantasy ...
Place: everglades
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 4.6
 117
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: eavesdropping, hotel room, drunken man, sexual humor, breakup, swimming pool, prostitute, nude swimming, lesbian interest, erection, pornographer, taxi ...
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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: sex comedy, surprise ending, vampire 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: coach, invention, high school basketball, prostitute, teacher student relationship, college, kidnapping, basketball player, college professor, frog, high school friend, animals ...
Place: the philippines
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 6.3
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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, basketball team, shower room, revenge, virgin mary statue, manager
Place: the philippines
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Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: basketball, friendship, teenager, coach, high school basketball, basketball player, high school, basketball team, teacher student relationship
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 4.0
 435
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: basketball, coach, mormon, tournament, church, training, near death experience, team, basketball team, sport team, sport
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 5.4
 3K
Aladdin (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, teenage life, wish come true, miraculous event, anti hero, disorder, anti heroes, heroes, superhero, adventure, family ...
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: humorous, witty, surreal, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, hip hop, lifestyle, parody, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, partners, goofy hero, desire for fame, best friends, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
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The Witching of Ben Wagner (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new family moves into town and their son, Ben, meets a mysterious girl named Regina, who is rumoured to be a witch.
Plot: mysterious girl, magic, new student, new school, car, house, lake, river, water fountain, cat, brother sister relationship, boat ...
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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, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, strict father, military, racism, prom, high school, basketball, father son relationship, marine, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
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