The Basketball Diaries

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The Basketball Diaries

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Leonardo DiCaprio

Jim Carroll

Lorraine Bracco

Jim's Mother

Marilyn Sokol

Chanting Woman

James Madio



Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite ... more

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Movie Berry

01April 2010

«The Basketball Diaries» is a 1995 drama. Jim Carroll's autobiographical novel chronicles a young basketball player's descent into addiction. As Jim's (Leonardo DiCaprio) experimentation gives way to a heroin habit supported by prostitution, a former addict (Ernie Hudson) may be the only one who can save him. Haunting and real, director Scott Kalvert's drama is a powerful portrayal of chaos and redemption. Mark Wahlberg co-stars as one of Jim's degenerate pals. «The Basketball Diaries» directed by Scott Kalvert. You can download «The Basketball Diaries» right here!





Rude Awakening27 April 2012

Serious look into how drugs can affect young people. Not something I would want to watch again.





I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.05 April 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies




thanks05 March 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.





Thanks for that comment good to know27 June 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies




thanks17 May 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





The Basketball Diaries16 April 2011

A true modern dramatic classic. This will forever the performance to remember by Leo. The teenage angst that he managed to encapsulate was simply unprecedented. Wonderful supporting performances too. The downward spiral of drug use is such a common theme in the U.S. Here you get to see how it... more

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