Genre: Documentary \ Drama \ Sport Age Rating: PG-13 Rating: 8.3
 Hoop Dreams (1994) (View More Info)
IMDB User Ratings: 8.3 (21576 votes)
Hoop Dreams 1994 Cover
DirectorSteve JamesMusicBen Sidran
Year 1994Runtime 2 Hour 50 Minutes
Country USAProducers Catherine Allan Peter Gilbert Steve James Neil Laird
IMDb Rating 8.3Language English
Genre Documentary, Drama, Sport CastWilliam Gates , Arthur Agee , Emma Gates , Curtis Gates ....
 Summary
This documentary follows two young African-Americans through their high school years as they perfect their skills in basketball in the hopes of getting a college scholarship and eventually play in the NBA. Arthur Agee and William Gates both show great potential and are are actively recruited as they look to enter high school. They start off at the same high school but unable to pay an unexpected bill for tuition fees, Arthur has to withdraw and go to the local public high school. The film follows them through their four years of high school and their trials and tribulations: injuries, slumps and the never ending battle to maintain their grades. Through it all, their hoop dreams continue.




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