What's happening?


Your internet provider under law REPORT streaming of pirated content! Your Browser & OS leaks your IP data - !

Video Sources: 20 Views

The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies

The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies

The true story of the death of innocence and the birth of an artist.102 Min.
Your rating: 0
5 1 vote

Summary:

#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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 for heroin — all of these begin to encroach on young Jim’s dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother’s mounting concern for her son. He can’t go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim “picked up a game” now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity.
Plot: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll’s epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Smart Tags: #addiction #childhood_friend #student_athlete #basketball #friend #drugs_addiction #high_school #high_school_basketball #gay #molestation #diary #masturbation_reference #male_objectification #male_in_underwear #bare_butt #schoolteacher #based_on_real_person #20th_century #craving #criminal #death_of_best_friend


The Basketball Diaries 1995 Streaming Links:

N/A


Ratings:

The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 1The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 27.3/10 Votes: 102,625
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 3The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 245%
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 5The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 246/100
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 7The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies 27.3 Votes: 1280 Popularity: 16.841

Reviews:

A Powerful Indictment Against Drug Addiction…
An uncompromising script and a solid performance from Leonardo Di Caprio help make THE BASKETBALL DIARIES a powerful and memorable film experience. Leo plays Jim Carroll, a high school student with a love of basketball and a flare for writing whose life goes right down the toilet when he becomes a heroine addict. Yes, perhaps Leo gets hooked a little too quickly but everything that happens to him after he gets hooked is totally real. Along with CLEAN AND SOBER, this movie so clearly and honestly demonstrates where drug addiction can take you…how nothing else becomes important but how and where that next high is coming from. There is one harrowing scene after another here. We see Jim returning to his mother (Lorraine Bracco) after being kicked out of the house and we see Jim turn from begging child to threatening thug in a matter of seconds, a scene brilliantly performed by DiCaprio. We see Jim and his friends beat up an old lady for her purse and we even see Jim prostitute himself with a man in order to get money. It’s a frightening and realistic spiral downward that Jim takes and he does make it back, but it is important to remember when watching this film that a lot don’t. DiCaprio gets solid support from future star Mark Wahlberg, Bruno Kirby, Jr., Juliette Lewis, and Michael Imperioli. A harrowing film experience that will not be forgotten once the credits roll.
Review By: ijonesiii Rating: 8 Date: 2005-12-27
St. Vitus’ Dance
There is a type of disease associated with St. Vitus and this film qualifies in the comparison because it’s quirky, fast, and it never stops moving. Director Scott Kalvert gives the movie a ‘look’ that makes the Manhattan of the period when it supposedly takes place, believable.

Leonardo DiCaprio was at his best in the film. His performance is very nuanced and in your face, at the same time. Mr. DiCaprio makes you feel the pain Jim is going through; he is a lost soul. Not being a fan of Mark Wahlberg, I must confess that in this film, be it because of the direction, or whatever, he shines, as Mickey.

As Jim’s mother, Lorraine Bracco has never been better in anything she has been in recent memory. Bruno Kirby is perfectly creepy as the coach of St. Vitus High School.

As far as the connection with the Columbine School massacre, since the sequence where Jim is involved is a dream, it’s easy to understand how the twisted minds of the ones responsible for the killings would have taken this scene as a model for their terrible crime.

Review By: jotix100 Rating: 7 Date: 2004-06-26

Other Information:

Original Title The Basketball Diaries
Release Date 1995-04-21
Release Year 1995

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 42 min (102 min)
Budget 2000000
Revenue 2381087
Status Released
Rated R
Genre Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Director Scott Kalvert
Writer Jim Carroll (novel), Bryan Goluboff (screenplay)
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
Country USA
Awards N/A
Production Company New Line Cinema
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix Dolby Digital, DTS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length 2,796 m (Sweden), 2,874 m
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm

The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
The Basketball Diaries 1995 123movies
Original title The Basketball Diaries
TMDb Rating 7.3 1,280 votes

Similar titles

S. Darko 2009 123movies
Ice Castles 2010 123movies
War Machine 2017 123movies
15 Minutes 2001 123movies
Adaptation. 2002 123movies
Silk Road 2021 123movies
Notting Hill 1999 123movies
Cold Mountain 2003 123movies
Instructions Not Included 2013 123movies
Legends of the Fall 1994 123movies
Midnight Sun 2018 123movies
A Most Violent Year 2014 123movies
Openloading.com: 123Movies