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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.

The Best Basketball Movies Films
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    Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Rosie Perez

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    Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Milla Jovovich

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    Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

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    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    Tyra Banks, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan

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    Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Tupac Shakur, Bernie Mac, Marlon Wayans

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    Brenda Song, Jimmy Kimmel, Jonathan Lipnicki

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    Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Sean Connery

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    Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Woody Harrelson

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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    Larry Bird, Deion Sanders, Dan Aykroyd

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    Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Victoria Silvstedt

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    Lil Wayne, Taraji P. Henson, Forest Whitaker

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    Michael J. Fox, Doug Savant, James Hampton

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    Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Marlon Wayans, Michael Michele, David Paymer

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    Julius Erving, Stockard Channing, Jonathan Winters

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    Terrence Howard, Carol Kane, Rhea Perlman

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    Kevin Garnett, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

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    Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Queen Latifah

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    Millie Perkins, John Richardson, Tom Lester

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    More than a Game

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    Melanie Griffith, Annette O'Toole, Robby Benson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kel Mitchell, Michael Beach, Moneca Delain

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    Air Bud

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    Bruce Dern, Jeffrey Donovan, Heather Matarazzo

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    Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.

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    On the Shoulders of Giants Charles Barkley, Maya Angelou, Cornel West

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