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Hoop Dreams

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8.3/10
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Documentary Drama 
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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19942h 54mOn: HBO Fandor Tags: High School College Sports Country: America

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.Hoop Dreams featuring William Gates and Arthur Agee is streaming on HBO, streaming on Fandor, streaming with subscription on Shout! Factory TV (Via Prime Video), and 3 others. It's a documentary and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (22,748 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO, Fandor & Shout Factory TV).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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#1,097 Ranked Movie

#2 Ranked in Movies on Shout Factory TV

#23 Ranked in College Movies

#30 Ranked in Sport Movies

Hoop Dreams has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 98% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (22,748 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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