Thursday, March 23, 2017
More Than a Game
Five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio star in this remarkable true-life coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great adversity. Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player's father, and led by future NBA superstar LeBron James, the "Fab Five's" improbable seven-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstep of a national high school championship. Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested--both on and off the court--as James' exploding worldwide celebrity threatens to destroy everything they've set out to achieve together. "More Than a Game" combines a series of unforgettable one-on-one interviews with rare news footage, never-before-seen home videos, and personal family photographs to bring this heart-wrenching and wholly American story to life. Rated PG for brief mild language and incidental smoking.
Cast: Willie McGee, Dru Joyce, Sian Cotton, Romeo Travis, LeBron James
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Directed by: Kristopher Belman
Written by: Kristopher Belman, Brad Hogan
Running time: 1hr 45min
Opens: Oct 02, 2009 NY/LA/Cleveland/Akron
Theaters for 10/29/13
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