Space JamNovember 15, 1996
Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom.
Release Year: 1996
Rating: 5.7/10 (43,941 voted)
Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle
Swackhammer, owner of the amusement park planet Moron Mountain is desperate get new attractions and he decides that the Looney Tune characters would be perfect. He sends his diminutive underlings to get them to him, whether Bugs Bunny & Co. want to go or not. Well armed for their size, Bugs Bunny is forced to trick them into agreeing to a competition to determine their freedom. Taking advantage of their puny and stubby legged foes, the gang selects basketball for the surest chance of winning. However, the Nerdlucks turn the tables and steal the talents of leading professional basketball stars to become massive basketball bruisers known as the Monstars. In desperation, Bugs Bunny calls on the aid of Micheal Jordan, the Babe Ruth of Basketball, to help them have a chance at winning their freedom.
Writers: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick
(as Manner 'Mooky' Washington)
Penny Bae Bridges
Michael Jordan – 10 Years Old
(as Muggsy Bogues)
Get ready to jam
Official Space Jam Site |
Release Date: 15 November 1996
Filming Locations: Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Valley, San Bernardino National Forest, California, USA
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $27,528,529
(17 November 1996)
Did You Know?
The first animated film to have been edited for content for TV airings.
The arena and the arena floor change during the Knicks-Suns game at the beginning.
Michael? What are you doin', son? It's after midnight.
Michael Jordan at 10:
I can't sleep, Paps.
Well, neither can we with all that noise you're making. C'mon, let's go inside.
Michael Jordan at 10:
Just one more shot?
All right, just one.
MJ and Bugs slam dunk in "Space Jam"
I saw "Space Jam" the first day it was released in November of '96.
I was eight years old, and of course like any child, I loved it. I thought
Michael Jordan's acting was great and the film was a masterpiece. Fast
forward to 2003, and I still love it. Jordan's acting ain't that great but
nonetheless I can still sit down and watch the whole movie, and love every
minute of it. What upsets me about this movie is that it is hard to find on
DVD. I've been trying to look for it for years, but I just heard that it
will be released on a special edition DVD. When I get it, I'll probably
watch it everyday.
This is a must for children and those Jordan freaks (like
*** out of ****