Basketball court movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basketball court movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, visually appealing, melancholic, suspenseful and interesting films and TV shows about / with basketball court, basketball, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, friendship, storytelling, runaway, life philosophy and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basketball court: Space Jam (1996), Slam Dunk Ernest (1995), Three Seconds (2017), Earthquake 10.5 (2004), Wolves (2016), Kicks (2016), Splendor in the Grass (1961), Daytime Shooting Star (2017), Playboy's Girls in Uniform (1997), The Last Game (1995).

List of basketball court movies

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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Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: basketball, fish out of water, down on your luck, partners, nothing goes right, misfit, athlete and trainer, human spirit, against the odds, friends, power relations, sport team ...
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Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, motivational
Plot: basketball, olympics, dedication, basketball player, sport team, miraculous event, athlete, coach, handicapped, disabled child, terror, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, absurd, entertaining, nostalgic ...
Plot: ninja, turtle, sibling relationship, mutant, transformation, superhero, rat, mentor, friendship, martial arts, good versus evil, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 2016, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, brazil, new york
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Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., california, usa
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Wolves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: student athlete, coach, teenager, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, basketball player, basketball, teenage girl, gambler, interracial friendship, college professor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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Kicks (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When his hard-earned kicks get snatched by a local hood, fifteen-year old Brandon and his two best friends go on an ill-advised mission across the Bay Area to retrieve the stolen sneakers.
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, tense
Plot: blow job, ghetto, poverty, sneakers, shoes, illegal drugs, criminal, friendship, surrealism, breaking and entering, african american, astronaut ...
Place: usa, oakland california
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Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, unrequited love, small town life, basketball, romance, teenage love, americana, small town, young lovers, repression, adulthood ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, new york, connecticut, yale university ...
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Daytime Shooting Star (2017)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old country girl Suzume Yosano has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father's transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle's place after she gets lost. Turns out, Suzume will ...
Style: light, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: first love, fall in love, friendship, school, teacher, student, girl, christmas, romance, lunch, manager, text message ...
Place: tokyo
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Playboy's Girls in Uniform (1997)
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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The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: coach, basketball, teenager, faith, latex gloves, sign language, crying woman, basketball court, crying girl, crying, basketball player, caucasian ...
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Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, sweet, absurd, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, father, children, parents, uninhibited rivalry, kids and family, parenting, divorce, christmas, stepfather stepson relationship, rivals, rival ...
Place: new orleans
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, child prodigy, prodigy, contests and competitions, supportive parent, parents and children, human spirit, tournament, competition, genius, mentor, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, romance, lesbian love, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, paris france, china ...
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The Quiet (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents, Olivia and Paul Deer. The Deers' daughter, Nina, is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including ...
Style: psychological, rough, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, murder, mute or deaf, orphan, crimes, godparent, society, mind game, family problems, rivalry, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut
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Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: complex, thought provoking, psychological, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, inventor, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, paradox, identity crisis, mistrust, inventions and discoveries, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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Passion of Mind (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Marie, a widow in Provence with two daughters, locks her bedroom door and goes to sleep, she dreams about Marty, a literary agent in Manhattan who dreams equally vividly about Marie. The women look alike. Marie meets William who begins to court ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, mind bending, sentimental, philosophical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: widow, dream, romance, unfulfillment, mystery, single parent, double life, friendship, dead husband, mother daughter relationship, alternate reality, dreams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, france, usa, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, profanity, cocaine, social decay, criminal heroes, drug dealing, crimes, buddies, friends, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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One Tough Bastard (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a man's wife and family are murdered, he plots revenge only to find out that the killer is under Federal protection and he must exact his own form of justice.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: gangsters, murder, fbi, military, investigation, drug dealing, crime, good versus evil, heroes, witnessing a crime, military life, basic training ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy, venice, los angeles
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Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: tragicomedy, melancholic, philosophical, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, family problems, friends, crumbling marriage, female protagonist, dinner party, actress playing multiple roles, writers, pianist, life philosophy, sarcasm, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, barcelona, barcelona spain, new jersey
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Love Liza (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.
Style: emotional, touching, bleak, psychological, meditative ...
Plot: mother-in-law, suicide, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, disorder, solace, social misfits, family problems, death in the family, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, new orleans
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The Limey (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: non-linear, stylized, atmospheric, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, neo noir, gangsters, murder, hitman, suitcase, drugs, motel room, daughter, warehouse, ex convict, stakeout ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, london, pacific ocean
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Inside Moves (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: handicapped, friendship, suicide attempt, basketball, hospital, bartender, waitress, wheelchair, disability, redemption, human spirit, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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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, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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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, career, ambitious ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, washington state, mexico ...
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The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, gunfight, chase, escape, tough heroes, master warrior, martial arts, unstoppable, army, machismo, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia, new orleans
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Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stacie Randall plays Harley, a Special Forces agent-turned-investigator, who arrives on the scene of an apparent mob hit to help the local police. In actuality, she's hunting down Francis Lydell, her former C.O. and lover, who shot her in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, assassination, chases and races, terrorism, vengeance, gulf war, crimes, partners against crime, danger, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, redemption, one last job, mob boss, crimes, crime, going straight, moral dilemma, accident, deadly, innocence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
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Cutting Class (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, high school, woman in danger, murder, deadly, crimes, youth, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
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Delivery Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, debt, lawsuit, sperm donor, adulthood, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, children, hospital, father son relationship, family relations, court case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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