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White Men Can't Jump | 1992 | R | - 6.2.9

Woody Harrelson, is a white-bread who's actually a pretty good basketball player and Wesley Snipes is his budding buddy, with whom he roams the urban basketball courts of Venice, California hustling.

SEX/NUDITY 6 - Several explicit sex scenes between Woody Harrelson and his girlfriend and Wesley Snipes and his wife. Several shots of upper frontal nudity, and total rear nudity.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - One bungled attempt at robbing a corner grocery store, but the perpetrator is recognized by the shop owner and he ends up asking for a loan instead. A couple of hoods keep chasing Woody and threatening him, but nothing really serious comes of it. People shove each other on the court.


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LANGUAGE 9 - Multiple use of the F-word and its derivatives. Assorted crude insults and a lot of verbal assaults.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Gambling, hustling and loan-sharking.

MESSAGE - People of different colors can be friends. We all share the same problems and we all need to pull together and help each other. Being dishonest is fine, as long as it is with strangers and not friends.

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Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.


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