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More Than a Game

Rating:PG (for brief mild language and incidental smoking)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:October 2, 2009
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:LeBron James, Dru Joyce II, Dru Joyce III, Romeo Travis, Sian Cotton
Director:Kristopher Belman
Producer:Harvey Mason, Kristopher Belman, Matthew Perniciaro, Kevin Mann
Writer:Kristopher Belman, Brad Hogan
Distributor:Lionsgate Films

Web Site: http://www.morethanagamemovie.com/

Description: Five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio star in this remarkable true-life coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great adversity. Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player's father, and led by future NBA superstar LeBron James, the "Fab Five's" improbable seven-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstep of a national high school championship. Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested--both on and off the court--as James' exploding worldwide celebrity threatens to destroy everything they've set out to achieve together. "More Than a Game" combines a series of unforgettable one-on-one interviews with rare news footage, never-before-seen home videos, and personal family photographs to bring this heart-wrenching and wholly American story to life.

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