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Hoop Dreams (1994)

PG-13 09/12/1994 (US) Documentary 2h 54m

An Extraordinary True Story.

Overview

Every school day, African-American teenagers William Gates and Arthur Agee travel 90 minutes each way from inner-city Chicago to St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois, a predominately white suburban school well-known for the excellence of its basketball program. Gates and Agee dream of NBA stardom, and with the support of their close-knit families, they battle the social and physical obstacles that stand in their way. This acclaimed documentary was shot over the course of five years.

  1. Steve James

    Director, Writer

  2. Frederick Marx

    Writer

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Hoop Dreams
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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $700,000.00

Revenue $7,830,611.00

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