32 Reasons Why "White Men Can’t Jump" Is The Perfect Movie

It takes a lot of hard work to be this good.

White Men Can’t Jump is such a good film that it’s borderline perfect. It’s funny, smart, and fantastically entertaining. It basically has everything you’d ever want in a movie. Like…

1. Tragedy.

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2. Triumph.

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3. Dangerous love.

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4. Racial tension.

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5. The most ’90s haircuts ever.

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6. Doo-wop singers.

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7. The flyest baby in all the land.

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8. And this man in purple spandex.

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9. It also showcased the importance of stretching.

10. As well as the manly art of trash-talking.

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11. Which occurs all throughout the movie.

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12. And ranges from simple put-downs…

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13. To observational recommendations…

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14. To ridiculous rants on health and nutritional habits.

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15. Plus, the variety of high fives is simply outstanding.

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16. And I’m pretty sure this was the first movie to include the word “Booyah.”*

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*Not based on facts.

17. It also wasn’t afraid to tackle stereotypes.

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18. Whether it was between “white boys” and “brothers”…

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19. …or how women view a situation…

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20. …differently from men.

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21. Not to mention that the basketball scenes are actually legit.

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22. The shots are really cool.

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23. And there’s an entire storyline dedicated to Jeopardy and “Foods That Start with the Letter ‘Q.’”

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24. There’s also a personalized love ballad.

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25. This majestic rhyme:

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26. The whitest thumbs-up ever given.

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27. A heartbreaking good-bye kiss.

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28. A great life lesson.

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29. And the best advice a man can get.

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30. But above all, it showed us that no matter how bad things get…

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31. And even if your life is totally crummy at the moment…

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32. It’s important to remember that “even the sun shines on a dog’s ass some days.”

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