Above The Rim | Full Movie

Above The Rim
  • R
  • 1h 33m
  • 1994
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In New York City, where thousands of teenagers compete for a very few chances to play professional basketball--and the fame and money that come with them--one talented young man must choose between a scholarship to college and immediate wealth in this drama set on the urban asphalt basketball courts of Harlem.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Brian Lowry

A fine cast and the movie's general energy can't overcome that mix of cliches and technical flaws.

June 21, 2017
Time Out

A formula script, but a mobile camera, pulsing rap soundtrack and a game cast whip up the necessar...

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Janet Maslin

Above the Rim has its formulaic elements, but it has been vigorously directed by Jeff Pollack, who...

June 17, 2017
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers

It's Shakur who steals the show. The rapper's offscreen legal problems are well known, but there's...

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Sports, Drama
  • Release Date:March 23, 1994
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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