32 Dramas Like Just Wright (2010)

Leslie Wright, a physical therapist and a basketball fanatic is on the lookout for a lover, but men keep telling her that they only see her as a friend. Despite this, Leslie continues her hunt. When Leslie finally settled into her new home, she invited her longtime companion and godsister, Morgan, to live with her. Morgan, flighty and reckless, has a secret desire to become an NBA trophy wife one day.

After a New Jersey Nets basketball game, Leslie assists star player Scott McKnight at a gas station. McKnight is a member of the team. After having a lighthearted discussion about basketball and jazz, Scott extends an invitation to Leslie to attend his upcoming birthday celebration.

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1. Glory Road (2006)


Don Haskins is the newest member of the Texas Western College coaching staff in El Paso, where he will oversee the men's basketball team. As he does not have the requisite financial resources, he tries to construct a squad capable of competing for a national title by recruiting the best players, regardless of their race. Some of the young players he recruits have some level of potential, but they lack experience when it comes to working together as part of…

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2. Poetic Justice (1993)


Justice (Janet Jackson) is a young African American woman who was given her name by her late mother, who gave birth to her while she was completing law school. Justice currently resides in South Central, Los Angeles. After the tragic death of her boyfriend Markell (Q-Tip), Justice falls into a deep depression. She withdraws from society and spends most of her time alone or with her cat White Boy in the house she inherited from her grandmother. She leaves the…

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3. Strictly Ballroom, 1992


Since he was six years old, Scott Hastings, the resentful son of a family of ballroom dancers, has been honing his skills in the dancing studio. His mother, Shirley, is a ballroom dance instructor, while his father, Doug, works modestly as a maintenance worker at the dance studio while, in the back room, he surreptitiously watches old footage of his past dance competitions as well as Scott's. His mother, Shirley, teaches ballroom dancing. The head of the Australian Dancing Federation,…

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4. Brown Sugar (2002)


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5. For Love of the Game


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6. Urban Cowboy


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7. Jack and Jill


Jack Sadelstein is a successful advertising executive who lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Erin, and their two children, Sofia and Gary, an adopted Indian boy. Gary is also a member of the Sadelstein family. Since the passing of their mother, his twin sister Jill, who does not hold a job, has been living by herself in the New York City neighborhood where she grew up, which belongs to the working class. To Jack's horror, she wants to stay…

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8. Coach Carter (2005)


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9. Fast Girls (2012)


Shanaya Andrews (played by Lenora Crichlow), a sprinter who lives in British Council Housing with her aunt and troublesome sister, works out on a run-down track in the suburbs of London with an ageing coach who has fallen from favour (Phil Davis). Her dedication to training pays off when she defeats the famous and entitled runner Lisa Temple (Lily James) and wins the 200-meter dash at a regional track event. As a result of Shanaya's victory in the final heat,…

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10. Jumping The Broom (2011)


Sabrina Watson, played by Paula Patton, is the only child of the wealthy Watson family, which resides on Martha's Vineyard. Her mother, Claudine, is played by Angela Bassett, and her father, Greg Watson, is played by Brian Stokes Mitchell. The first scene of the movie consists of Sabrina and Bobby talking on the phone while Bobby is having an affair with another woman. She prays to God, asking for his assistance once more to extricate herself from this predicament. She…

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11. Save the Last Dance


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12. One Tree Hill (2003)


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13. The Wood (1999)


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14. All the Right Moves (1983)


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15. Against the Ropes (2004)


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16. Youngblood (1986)


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17. Not Fade Away (2012)


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18. Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)


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19. The Mighty Celt (2005)


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20. One on One (1977)


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21. The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)


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22. Queen and Slim


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23. If Beale Street Could Talk


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24. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)


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25. Daddy's Little Girls (2007)


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26. Believe in Me (2006)


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27. Love and Basketball


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28. Dream Team (2019)


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29. Home of the Giants (2007)


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30. Hoosiers (1986)


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31. Moonlight (2016)


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32. Jerry Maguire


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