More Than A Game Synopsis
The life of Lebron James from his early childhood until his being drafted into the NBA.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
This is one helluva good movie that craves the eyeballs of as many American high schoolers as it can possibly get.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's the die-hard camaraderie that undergirded this squad and lifted it to the top.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While More Than a Game is a terrific exhibition of talent, exuberance and skill, it is above all a moving tribute to enduring friendship.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Fascinating not only for its portrait of an emergent--and endearing--superstar, but for the evolution of three teammates the young LeBron...
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Unfortunately, producers (including James) went for the easy layup, showing so much on-court action instead of trying to hustle for insights...
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Boston Globe

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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.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The result would make an excellent inspirational video for aspiring players, but it's not quite ready for the pros.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
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...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
More Than a Game is less than a movie.
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Like one of those five-minute featurettes on star athletes deployed to soak up time on the pregame show -- expanded to a paralytic length.
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MORE THAN A GAME

By chefaudra88
It was more than Lebron. It was the Fab5 plus Coach Dru. Great movie! I took my son to see it on his birthday. Glad I bought my tickets in advance!...

MORE THAN A GAME

By TRIBE25
EXCELLENT MOVIE WOULD HIGHTLY RECOMMEND IT TO EVERYONE...

more than a game

By csd10atcwruedu
great film about how a basketball team got together & learned the lessons of life wonderful movie for the whole family !!...

Great depiction...

By hogmando
..of what it can be like to grow up in Akron, Ohio. More than a Game is more than a movie about just LeBron James. The focus on Dru Joyce was unexpected and a great story. If this movie had just...

Five Word Review

By mloyed1230
Friendship Loyalty Dreams Hopes Breath-taking...

More than a Game

By safariferarri
Great movie for adults and kids. We took three 10 year old boys and one 8 year old boy and they all really enjoyed the movie and the message. Cheers to Coach Dru for turning the boys into...

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By richbrum
This movie was simply fantastic!...

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By dpMovieFan
well-done energetic REAL fresh sportsdocu-story...

Great Story

By jdebner
I really enjoyed the story! The shots were ok but the story brought me in and made it super real. Bring some sports friends and learn about Lebron James......

A story that you can relate to!

By GeminiOnie
This is a great movie to for everyone to see, especially teens and adults. I believe that many kids can relate to Lebron's story....

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Rated PG | For language and incidental smoking.
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Inspirational basketball documentary is OK for young fans.
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