• More Than a Game (2009)

More Than a Game

Release Date: October 2nd, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 2nd, 2010

PG |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Kristopher Belman chronicles the early career of basketball superstar LeBron James. James and four other talented teammates were a powerhouse combination at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. The five star athletes burned up the courts throughout Ohio, but James' ever-increasing celebrity threatened to tear apart all the five had worked so hard to achieve.

Director: Kristopher Belman

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Harvey Mason Media

Keywords: Rivalry , Family , Emotional , Friend , Inspiring , Rise , Son , 1980s , Friendship , Deception

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall 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

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe 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

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA 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

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