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Although the ending is contrived, first-time writer/director Gina Prince manages to create well-rounded characters, including thoughtful parents. Rare qualities indeed compared to the many trite and shallow teen dramas recently brought to the screen.
Why Is Love And Basketball (2000) Rated PG-13?
Love And Basketball (2000) is rated PG-13 for sexuality and language
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For other movies that examine the love of a sport and the toll it can take on someone’s personal life, check out our reviews of Searching For Bobby Fischer , and For Love Of The Game . Another movie that addresses the differences between men and women’s professional sports is A League Of Their Own .