White Men Can't Jump

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It ain't easy being this good.

Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson are hoop hustlers Sidney and Billy in this 1992 sports comedy. The unlikely duo team up to shake down every street basketballer in town. But when their egos clash and Billy's money problems draw the attention of local gangs, the con game may fall apart.

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Comedy, Sport

115mins

Rating: M High level coarse language

USA

New York Times

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This film unfolds in an uncommonly sweet, harmonious climate, one in which rude remarks are the sine qua non of friendship.

Empire (UK)

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It’s overly long and the Rosie Perez sub-plot leads it astray, but mostly, it rocks.

Chicago Sun-Times (Roger Ebert)

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Here is a comedy of great high spirits, with an undercurrent of sadness and sweetness that makes it a lot better than the plot itself could possibly suggest.