Like Mike

Synopsis: Calvin and his friends, who all live an in orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable basketball powers and has the chance to play for the NBA.
Director(s): John Schultz
Production: 20th Century Fox
  1 win & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.2
Metacritic:
47
Rotten Tomatoes:
57%
PG
Year:
2002
99 min
$51,362,626
Website
590 Views


You shoulda seen it up close.

You had it won!

You diagrammed the perfect play!

Sure, Harrison didn't

set the low pick,

but why didn't Tracy

pass the ball?

Son... that is one for the ages.

Hey, wait a minute.

It's 10:
00.

It's a school night.

Do your parents know

you're out this late?

I'm an orphan.

And I'm out here selling candy

so that I can raise money

for the group home.

Oh. Well...

listen, how 'bout this, uh...

will that get me

a chocolate bar?

No.

I can't charge you, coach.

I don't even know

if the money really goes

to the...

to the group home.

What's your name, son?

My name is Calvin.

Calvin Cambridge.

Calvin, have you ever seen

the Knights play in the arena?

No, sir.

Well, since you won't take my money,

how about if I get you some tickets

for Sunday's game?

Really?

You can pick 'em up at will call.

I will! Thanks, coach.

Nice talking to you.

Murph!

Hello. Good to see you.

There's, uh, children everywhere, so...

He's so adorable.

I'm feelin' good about this, y'all.

Today's the day

I'm gonna get adopted.

You ain't gettin' adopted.

None of us are.

Face it. We're like dogs.

Parents only want the puppies.

So much for me being special.

Hey, things could change.

I mean, your destiny could be right here

and you don't even know it.

Calvin!

Where are you going?

Off to do that history homework

you owe me since yesterday?

Yes, Sister Theresa.

OK, Murph,

there is a winter coat here

that's just right for you.

Try it on.

Sister Theresa,

do you know anything

about these shoes right here?

I'm not sure.

It's a perfect fit.

Well, the guy

who dropped them off

said they used to belong

to some famous basketball player

when he was a kid.

Um... which...

which basketball player?

Uh...

you know, the...

the tall bald one.

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