The Best Basketball Movies Films
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The Best Basketball Movies

List Criteria: Films about or featuring a basketball player or team

A list of the best basketball movies. There are the top, best movies about basketball. A portion of them are based on true stories. Basketball is one of the few sports to have been invented in North America, it is also easily the most popular. Today, basketball is played by high school, college, and professional teams world wide.

What are the best basketball movies? Basketball films have been popular for decades, but they really took off in the 90's. The ones on this list, are the most popular, the greatest, and the best. This list includes basketball comedies, dramas and basketball movies based on true stories.
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    the people's #1 1986

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    most listed 1992

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    added by wiabux 1994

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    added by wiabux 1994

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    ranked low on reranks 2002

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    added by Logan2011 1998

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    added by BrandyBrandiceMaeJohnson 2009

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    new! & added by 2humble_ More Than a Game 2009

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