The Basketball Diaries. Roger Ebert April 21, 1995. Tweet. Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch. Jim Carroll's cult book The Basketball Diaries, published in 1978, describes in grungy detail how the author passed in a few short months from being a Catholic high school basketball star to being a strung-out heroin addict who turned tricks for drugs.
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The Basketball Diaries Movie Review (1995) | Roger Ebert Jim Carroll's cult book The Basketball Diaries, published in 1978, describes in grungy detail how the author passed in a few short months from being a Catholic high school basketball star to being a strung-out heroin addict who turned tricks for drugs.
The websites critical consensus states "In spite of its young leading man's heroic efforts to hold it all together, a muddled message prevents The Basketball Diaries from compelling as a cautionary tale." Metacritic gave the movie a score of 46 based in 19 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
The Basketball Diaries: Directed by Scott Kalvert. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
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The Basketball Diaries 3/23 Read Online The Basketball Diaries. Jim Carroll. Fall 1963 It was the warmest Oct. day out that I ever saw today, so we skipped practice (Tony and Yogi and I) and we decided to take a little ride
One of the most heart-wrenching, emotional clips I've ever watched. In this scene from The Basketball Diaries, Jim Carrol (Leonardo DiCaprio) has a complete ...
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1995 US biographical crime drama film by Scott Kalvert The Basketball DiariesTheatrical release posterDirected byScott KalvertScreenplay byBryan GoluboffBased onThe Basketball Diaries by Jim CarrollProduced byLiz HellerJohn Bard ManulisStarring Leonardo DiCaprio Bruno Kirby Lorraine Bracco Ernie Hudson Patrick McGaw James Madio