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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The final message is a strong one: Even when the starting forward is one of the best high school players ever, basketball is still a team sport. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While More Than a Game is a terrific exhibition of talent, exuberance and skill, it is above all a moving tribute to enduring friendship. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Fascinating not only for its portrait of an emergent--and endearing--superstar, but for the evolution of three teammates the young LeBron came to love, and the hard-driving coach who evolved with them. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The result would make an excellent inspirational video for aspiring players, but it's not quite ready for the pros. show more

  • 90
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    This is one helluva good movie that craves the eyeballs of as many American high schoolers as it can possibly get. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    A missed opportunity is the effect of the school on the boys, and vice versa. Instead of sociology, More Than a Game focuses on personality. show more

  • 63
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Unfortunately, producers (including James) went for the easy layup, showing so much on-court action instead of trying to hustle for insights about sports and society. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    More Than a Game is less than a movie. show more

  • 25
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Like one of those five-minute featurettes on star athletes deployed to soak up time on the pregame show -- expanded to a paralytic length. show more

  • 80
    Michael Dequina Film Threat

    The film is filled with extraordinary characters and equally extraordinary circumstances that Hollywood could craft no better in any feature script. show more

  • October 27, 2009 godsladyk
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    godsladyk I went to check this movie out during the opening weekend. It was absolutely awesome. I enjoyed seeing the journey that Lebron and his friends went through and the camaraderie that was built between he and his childhood friends. Learning about the sacrifices the coach made by leaving Corporate America to invest in the lives of these young men was memorable. I got so much out of it. I would recommend that people go to see it. It was worth it. We could all learn to take the time to invest in children.

  • October 10, 2009 bloodhill7
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    i don't know why but i want to c this, i might change my mind fast

  • October 05, 2009 T riley32
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    who cares....

  • October 05, 2009 Natedp3000
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    Lebron is a Loser, I had so much respect for him as a BBall player then after the Orlando series he refused to shake hands which I though was ok you know your heated and not happy w/ the outcome, but for him to then make the comment I'm I winner I dont shake hands w/ the team that beats me is just a poor sport, obviously your not a Winner if you lost BUM, I hope the Cavs suck this year w/ Shaq, I'm a Winner LOL

  • October 03, 2009 Tim
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    an inspiring story of 5 boys who wanted to be the best the could be ! Great storyline!

  • October 02, 2009 Kinnamon2
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    awesome!!!

  • October 02, 2009 XoXoSaB75
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    he is the king!!!

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