Above the Rim Reviews

September 7, 2011
March 25, 2008
It ain't got game.
March 25, 2008
A superficial and predictable sports drama with an inner-city background, Above the Rim nevertheless offers engaging characters, fast-paced direction, and strong performances.
March 25, 2008
A fine cast and the movie's general energy can't overcome that mix of cliches and technical flaws.
January 7, 2005
August 19, 2004
When you play with something this formulaic, you're bound to trip upon a theme that has been endlessly explored and agonizingly overdone.
March 23, 2003
Although well-intentioned, this film is a notch below Blue Chips.
January 1, 2000
A stultifying cliche of a movie -- even by sports-flick standards -- this basketball allegory doesn't get anywhere near the rim.
March 23, 1994