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This documentary follows the Hoop Dreams of some aspiring basketball players from inner-city Chicago.
Why Is Hoop Dreams Rated PG-13?
Hoop Dreams is rated PG-13 for drug content and some strong language.
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DVD release date: 10 May 2005
The documentary that thrilled critics and viewers, yet failed to receive any award recognition is coming to DVD at last. This Criterion Edition of Hoop Dreams features two audio commentaries with stars Arthur Agee and William Gates, and filmmakers Peter Gilbert, Steve James, and Frederick Marx. Also included are segments from Siskel and Ebert tracking the acclaim for Hoop Dreams, the original music video and theatrical trailers. The audio track is available in English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), with English subtitles.