Chris Nashawaty
January 27, 2010 AT 05:00 AM EST

More Than a Game

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG
runtime
105 minutes
Wide Release Date
10/02/09
performer
LeBron James, Dru Joyce
director
Kristopher Belman
distributor
Lions Gate Films
author
Kristopher Belman
genre
Documentary

We gave it an A-

Before he became the most dominating NBA star since Michael Jordan, LeBron James led Akron, Ohio’s legendary St. Vincent?St. Mary high school squad. Kristopher Belman’s inspiring documentary examines the chemistry, loyalty, and brotherhood among five inner-city teens who helped one another learn as much off the court as on it. Even if you aren’t a sap for sports weepies, it should make the hairs on the back of your neck salute. The EXTRAS include a featurette on sports psychology and a making-of short. A-

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