Basketball game movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basketball game movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, suspenseful, cult film and light films and TV shows about / with basketball game, basketball, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, chase, mentor, storytelling, brutality and rivalry plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basketball game: In the Game (2018), Playoff (2011), Space Jam (1996), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Society (1989), Good Burger (1997), Breakthrough (2019), Jack and Jill (2011), Consequences (2018), Slut in a Good Way (2018).

List of basketball game movies

 5.8
 405
In the Game (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Roland is reached by the illness of'Alzheimer's and his family is the small-care with him, except his grandson JB which n'has that'a single goal to play the final of basketball in Paris. But the parents of JB blocked this ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather, basketball, restaurant, memory loss, doctor, basketball game, restaurant owner, on the road, family relations, mother slaps son ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, marseille
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 5.3
 253
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, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, sport team, society, father son relationship, basketball game, power relations, singing in a car, single mother, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1983, year 1984
Place: germany, europe, israel
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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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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, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, profanity, racial stereotype ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 6.5
 14K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret society, surrealism, transformation, delusion, body horror, family relations, friendship, satire, psychiatrist, mystery, youth, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
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 5.7
 26K
Good Burger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two hapless youths lead their burger joint in a fight against the giant fast-food chain across the street.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: fast food restaurant, friendship, rivalry, competition, family, screwball, cooking and food, teenage life, friends, partners, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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 6.2
 8K
Breakthrough (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental
Plot: religious, faith, hospital, death, pastor, police, lake, church, doctor, paramedic, winter, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.3
 77K
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, not serious ...
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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 6.9
 1K
Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, blackmail, friendship between men, secret, friendship, gang leader, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
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Slut in a Good Way (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three 17-year-old girlfriends get a job at the Toy Depot for the holiday season and become smitten with the guys who work alongside them.
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, teenager, promiscuity, teenage sexuality, female sexuality, pregnant woman, pregnant, youth, public urination, baby, halloween costume, halloween party ...
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What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: boyfriend, reputation, pakistani, double life, family relations, family values, teenage girl, social services, journey, abduction, police, corruption ...
Place: pakistan
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I Start Counting (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jenny Agutter plays Wynne, an adopted 14-year-old girl who has a crush on her 32-year-old stepbrother, George, played by Bryan Marshall. While spying on George in the bathroom, Wynne notices George has several scratches on his back, and finds a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, friendship, murder, psychopath, family relations, stalking, voyeur, crying, killer, stalker, life is a bitch, best friends ...
Time: 60s
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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: captivating, semi serious, brutal, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, university, repeated event, paradox, blonde, serial killer, slasher, slasher killer, suicide, masked killer, characters killed one by one, deja vu ...
Time: contemporary
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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: entertaining, psychotronic, humorous, nostalgic, ridiculous ...
Plot: ninja, turtle, sibling relationship, anthropomorphic animal, mad scientist, rat, transformation, superhero, mentor, friendship, martial arts, anthropomorphism ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, brazil, new york
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 5.3
 19K
Like Mike (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, touching, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, basketball, rising to stardom, sport, superhuman powers, prodigy, hopes, ambition, teenage life, wish come true, orphanage, athlete's life ...
Place: los angeles, england, europe, california
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 7.2
 4K
The Gambler (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, addiction, casino, debt, bookies, gambling debt, crime, crimes, money, hopes, gangsters, loan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, harvard university, las vegas, california
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 4.5
 48
Mama's Foot (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two low-life twins from South Central have two days to make $1,000 to save their mama's foot. The fun kicks in as the guys resort to everything from chili cook-offs to rappin' their way to riches in this outrageous comedy.
Plot: leg, urban setting, barbershop, twins, black cast, recording studio, twin, rapper, mother, basketball game, cell phone, legs
Place: south central los angeles
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 5.4
 2K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: time loop, death, danger, psychopath, serial killer, murder, woman in danger, destiny, vengeance, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, melancholic, touching, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: slacker, destiny, loneliness, everyday life, parents and children, loser, naivete, existentialism, immature, character change, brother brother relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, california
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Game of Death (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: CIA agent Marcus is sent undercover to Detroit to take out an arms dealer and the head of the hedge fund that is financing him. His CIA backup has other plans and turns on him, and it's a fight to survive in a hospital and into the hedge fund ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, cia, hospital, survival, one man army, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, graphic violence, ambush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
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 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, violence spree, gory, chaos, danger, deadly, confined, isolation, plague, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: basketball, coach, high school, contests and competitions, misfit, youth, ex athlete, sport team, friends, teenage life, ambition, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Van Wilder has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's tuition fees, Van must come up with the money if he wants to stay in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, student life, college life, teen sex comedy, strong sexual content, opposites attract, youth, flirting, party, buddies, drinking, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 55K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, fbi, faith, undercover, traitor, spy, bomb, prison, working undercover, suicide bomber, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: sudan, london, nova scotia, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
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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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A Few Days with Me (1988)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Martial (Daniel Auteuil) is discharged from a mental insitution where he spent a few years due to a serious nervous breakdown. During his hospitalization, he ceases to speak with everyone, including his wife Régine (Thérèse Liotard), whom he had ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, contemplative, semi serious, realistic
Plot: supermarket, society, mentally unstable, love and romance, romance, social differences, family business, store, rich and poor, love affair, loan, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
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Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, school, student, friends, sport team, looking for sex, teenage life, athlete and trainer, teenage love, high school life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, las vegas
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 5.6
 7K
Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, haunted by the past, fbi, mind game, drug addict, crime, crimes, dishonesty, working undercover, love triangle, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 238K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, cynical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, partners against crime, parody, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, verbal byplay, odd couple, fighting crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, las vegas, manhattan new york city
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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: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, athlete's life, follow your dream, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, family relations, society, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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