Shooting Stars (2023) review:must-see movie for basketball fans

Shooting Stars 2023 is a fantastic high school sports film that hits all the right notes in terms of character development, directing, editing, and acting. Based on a true story, it expertly captures the journey of a group of friends as they grow from kids to young adults. The film is all about the power of friendship and support, especially in the face of life’s challenges.

The basketball scenes in the movie are beautifully shot, showcasing the story of brotherhood and featuring some fantastic basketball shots. Anyone who has played basketball can relate to this film and will appreciate its authenticity. It’s a great movie to watch with your kids who play the sport, as it provides motivation to work harder and strive to be the best.

Shooting Stars (2023) review:must-see movie for basketball fans
Shooting Stars(2023)Official Trailer

If you’re a fan of basketball movies, then Shooting Stars (2023) is a must-watch. It caters to those who love the sport, as well as those seeking a compelling storyline and a deeper understanding of the challenges that come with pursuing greatness. If you’re a basketball fan, you’re sure to love this movie too.

Shooting Stars (2023) details

Shooting Stars (2023) review

Release date:June 2, 2023 (United States)
Country of origin:United States
Also known as:Untitled LeBron James Project
Filming locations:Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA
Production companies:Cold Front Productions、SpringHill Entertainment、Tangerine Pictures

Shooting Stars (2023) storyline

Based on the book by LeBron James and the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Friday Night Lights, Buzz Bissinger, Shooting Stars is the inspiring origin story of a basketball superhero, revealing how LeBron James and his childhood friends become the #1 high school team in America, launching James’s breathtaking career as a four-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.(From imdb)

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Shooting Stars (2023) top cast

  • Marquis Mookie Cook(LeBron James)
  • Wood Harris(Coach Dru Joyce II)
  • Caleb McLaughlin(Lil Dru Joyce III)
  • Avery Serell Wills Jr.(Willie McGee)
  • Khalil Everage(Sian Cotton)
  • Sterling Henderson(Romeo Travis)
  • Dermot Mulroney(Keith Dambrot)
  • Katlyn Nichol(Savannah)
  • Natalie Paul(Gloria James)
  • Algee Smith(Ilya McGee)
  • Sam Hubbard(Coach Coop)
  • Diane Howard(Carolyn Joyce)
  • Bryant Bentley(Lee Cotton)
  • Drake Tobias(Jimmy Podeski)
  • Malcolm Walters(Jermaine)
  • Mark McNeil II(Malik)
  • Logan Soland(Jake)
  • Jon Solomon(Marlon)


Author:Gladys Walcott

My name is Gladys T. Walcott, and I’m a passionate fan of movies and TV shows. I enjoy writing reviews about films and TV shows, and I love to share my thoughts and opinions with others. I’m always open to discussions and feedback, so feel free to leave a comment and start a conversation with me.

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