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More Than a Game (2008)

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This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

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Kristopher Belman
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Cast

Credited cast:
LeBron James ... Himself
Dru Joyce ... Himself
Romeo Travis Romeo Travis ... Himself
Sian Cotton Sian Cotton ... Himself
Willie McGee Willie McGee ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Connor Flynn Connor Flynn ... Fan at Gund Arena
Clavacia Smith Clavacia Smith ... Himself
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Storyline

This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.

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The incredible true story of LeBron James and the Akron Fab Five See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language and incidental smoking | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2009 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

More Than a Game See more »

Filming Locations:

Akron, Ohio, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$182,943, 4 October 2009

Gross USA:

$950,675

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$960,387
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The song "Forever" by rap artists Eminem, Drake, Kanye West and Lil Wayne was inspired by this film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.11 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Lights Camera Action!
Performed by Mr. Cheeks
Written by Leonard Caston, Bink (as Roosevelt Harrell), Mr. Cheeks (as Terrance Kelly),
Anita Poree, Frank Wilson
Courtesy of Universal Records
Contains a sample of "Keep on Truckin' (Part 1)"
Performed by Eddie Kendricks
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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They're just human
21 March 2010 | by yaktamSee all my reviews

To be honest, one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. A truly feel good movie. I'd heard about Lebron James, but never really knew much about him. Then my son and me watched the movie. To say it was inspiring (especially for the little guy) would be a gross understatement. The best part of the movie was finding out that Lebron became who he is today, because of a small group of people that became his extended family. As a parent, and a fellow human being, its hard not to have tears well up at the end of this one, because we all want to be loved. They all found that love - in each other. The side effect was an amazing basketball story.


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