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The Year of the Yao

The Year of The Yao is a documentary following the transformation rookie basketball player Yao Ming from Chinese sports hero to American superstar. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: A
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Theater Release: 28 Apr 2005
Video Release: 13 Mar 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
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This film isn’t the first time NBA players have slam dunked for the cameras. In Like Mike, a young orphan finds an old pair of basketball shoes that gives him almost magical abilities on the court. Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang have to help a squad of basketball superstars regain their skills in Space Jam.

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