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White Men Can't Jump [DVD] [1992]

SKU:3955768
Release Date:05/21/2002
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (223 out of 231)

    Synopsis


    White Men Can't Jump
    Ron Shelton (Bull Durham) wrote and directed the basketball-oriented seriocomedy White Men Can't Jump. Woody Harrelson plays Billy Hoyle, a white con artist who hustles basketball games against black players who don't realize Billy is actually a gifted hoopster. One of his unsuspecting victims, Sidney Deane (Wesley Snipes), becomes Billy's "agent," arranging his various scams around L.A., and the duo quickly start piling up the wins together. The film breezes through several zany sequences, including one liberal-baiting satirical moment set at a black/white "solidarity" basketball game arranged by an ambitious politician. Crooked gamblers intrude upon the last scenes of the film, but Hoyle is rescued by his girlfriend, Gloria (Rosie Perez), a Jeopardy freak who realizes a lifelong dream by winning big on the Alex Trebek-hosted game show. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Woody Harrelson
      Woody Harrelson - Billy Hoyle
    • Wesley Snipes
      Wesley Snipes - Sidney Deane
    • Rosie Perez
      Rosie Perez - Gloria Clemente
    • Tyra Ferrell
      Tyra Ferrell - Rhonda Deane
    • Cylk Cozart
      Cylk Cozart - Robert




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