#2. Hoop Dreams (1994)


KTCA Minneapolis

– Director: Steve James

– Stacker score: 97.3

– Metascore: 98

– IMDb user rating: 8.3

– Runtime: 170 minutes

“Hoop Dreams” was shot over five years and showcased two inner-city boys who bused into a predominantly white high school that excelled in basketball. This acclaimed documentary was originally only intended to be a 30-minute television series.