Hoop Dreams

One of the most widely discussed and well-received documentaries of the decade, HOOP DREAMS is a powerful and moving film that intimately chronicles the lives of two Chicago teenagers as they struggle with the pressures of potential basketball stardom. For five years, independent filmmakers Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert recorded both the...read more

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Hoop Dreams - Official Trailer
01:57 — Acclaimed documentary about two talented inner city kids trying to use basketball to escape the mean streets of their tough Chicago neighborhood.
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01:28 — Acclaimed documentary about two talented inner city kids trying to use basketball to escape the mean streets of their tough Chicago neighborhood.

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: One of the most widely discussed and well-received documentaries of the decade, HOOP DREAMS is a powerful and moving film that intimately chronicles the lives of two Chicago teenagers as they struggle with the pressures of potential basketball stardom. For… (more)

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