Basketball player movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basketball player movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, sexy, serious and funny films and TV shows about / with basketball player, basketball, teenager, sport, youth, friendship, sport team, mentor, teenage life and high school life plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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basketball player movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as basketball player: Trainwreck (2015), Three Seconds (2017), O (2001), Dumbbells (2014), Wolves (2016), John Tucker Must Die (2006), Celtic Pride (1996), 17 Again (2009), Candy Stripers (2006), Mister Sister (2002).

List of basketball player movies

 6.2
 130K
Trainwreck (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.
Style: romantic, humorous, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: relationships, one-night stand, one night stand, male objectification, father daughter relationship, basketball player, magazine editor, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, female protagonist, women, doctors ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california
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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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1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cory Weissman is a college basketball player who suffers a devastating stroke. He perseveres to find new meaning in his life both on, and more importantly, off the court.
Style: emotional, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: college, rehabilitation, sport, hopes, against the odds, parents and children, human spirit, disability, paralysis, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
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 6.1
 19K
O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, intense, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, friends, betrayal, interracial relations, basketball, downfall, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couple relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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 3.5
 698
Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.7
 1K
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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John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, teenage love, high school life, basketball, popularity, high school, revenge, romance, wooing, lifestyle, cheerleading, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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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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 6.4
 182K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parents and children, family relations, high school life, adult as child, wish come true, cheerleader, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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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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Mister Sister (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, cross dressing, fish out of water, ambition, follow your dream, athlete's life, hidden identity, farce, athlete and trainer, friendship, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
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Revenge of the Cheerleaders (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's shakin', quakin' and plenty of booty to be enjoyed when the perky gals from Aloha High School shimmy their groove things in this red-hot sequel to The Cheerleaders. Rainbeaux Smith (from the first film) is back ... and ...
Style: sexy, not serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, nurse, high school life, rivalry, partners, youth, prank, friends, couples, power relations, stoners ...
Time: 70s
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The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas lights, community, faith, teenager, brother brother relationship, boy, moral dilemma, goodhearted, saving a life, coping, against the odds ...
Place: cleveland ohio, detroit
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The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
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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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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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 6.1
 5K
M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: propaganda film, psychological, rough, suspense, feminist film
Plot: rape revenge, vigilante, female psychopath, art student, revenge, rape, violence, police investigation, femme fatale, murder, rape and revenge, party ...
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White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, racism, sport, gambling, african american, ambition, contests and competitions, blacks and whites, rivalry, profanity, racial stereotype ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 3.3
 78K
Jack and Jill (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Sadelstein, a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, family, looking for love, eccentric family, misfit, life turned upside down, cruise, thanksgiving, celebration, quibbling, actor playing female role, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.9
 55
Making Maya (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Basketball is the backdrop against which this coming of age lesbian Indie flick is set. A touching story of young ladies irresistibly drawn together against their will.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: meaning of life, friendship, self discovery, basketball, lesbian, best friend, sport, female director, contest, lesbian kiss, lesbian interest, basketball player ...
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Where Is Fred!? (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the attention of young, attractive filmmaker Denise, who wants to ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, hidden identity, plan gone awry, disability, farce, fish out of water, dishonesty, romance, misfit, rivalry, basketball, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his ...
Plot: basketball player, drugs, interracial relations, weirdo, basketball, sport
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Max Minsky and Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy Jewish Nelly Sue Edelmeister, daughter of a New York mother and Berlin musician in Berlin gets straight A's, except for gym. When she hears her dream prince, actual royal Edouard, a fellow astronomy buff who studies in Luxemburg, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, ambition, sport team, teenage life, high school life, youth, astronomer, dream, basketball, bullying, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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 6.4
 75K
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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 7.0
 765
Hang Time (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hang Time is an American teen sitcom about a fictional Indiana high school's boys' basketball team "Deering" with one female player, that aired from 1995–2000. It aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: basketball, high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, sport team, friends, teenager, high school student, dating, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
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 2.8
 359
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, follow your dream, athlete's life, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, society, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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 5.3
 255
Playoff (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, France, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of Israel's first great international sporting successes. But ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, ambition, sport team, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, society, basketball game, father son relationship, power relations, graffiti, holocaust, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1982, year 1984
Place: germany, europe, israel
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Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The unintentional shooting by police of a star basketball player has profound personal, political and community repercussions in this acclaimed adaptation of the novel Hog Butcher by Ronald Fair. This was one of the more thoughtful urban dramas ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, murder, rapist, urban ghetto, power relations, injustice, politics, ambition, life is a bitch, crimes, youth ...
Time: 70s
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 7.2
 4K
Cooley High (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the guys when they meet a pair of career criminals and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, gambling, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, high school life, friends, cadillac, teenage life, black cast ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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