The Basketball Diaries Movie Poster
  • Released
  • February 1, 1996
  • R, 1 hr 42 min
  • Drama
  • 5 Fan Ratings

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The Basketball Diaries Synopsis

Crime pays for the drug addiction of a high-school hoopster and three teammates in 1960s New York.

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Rated R

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Common Sense Media says

Stark tale of teen drug abuse and delinquency.

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  • Violence & Scariness
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  • Drinking & Drugs
  • Sexual