Space Jam

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Space Jam
Directed byJoe Pytka
Written by
Based onLooney Tunes
by Warner Bros.
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyMichael Chapman
Edited bySheldon Kahn
Music byJames Newton Howard
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Bros.[1]
Release dates
  • November 10, 1996 (1996-11-10) (Los Angeles)
  • November 15, 1996 (1996-11-15) (United States)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$80 million[3]
Box office$250.2 million[4]

Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated sports comedy movie directed by Joe Pytka, produced by Ivan Reitman, Joe Medjuck, and Daniel Goldberg, and stars former basketball star Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes. The movie won a Grammy Award in 1997 for Best Song Written Specifically for Motion Picture or for Television for R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly". The stand-alone sequel Space Jam: A New Legacy, starring current NBA star LeBron James, was theatrically released on July 16, 2021.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Space Jam". Archived from the original on October 23, 2019. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  2. Thomas, Bob (November 26, 1996). "What's Up, Doc? Warner Bros. Animation Thanks to 'Space Jam'". Associated Press. Archived from the original on April 30, 2021. Retrieved April 30, 2021. Max Howard, president of Warner Bros. Feature Animation, admitted he didn't expect the impressive showing of Space Jam:
  3. Twenty years later, ‘Space Jam’ is the movie we never knew we needed. Archived February 18, 2019, at the Wayback Machine The Washington Post. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  4. "Space Jam (1997)". The Numbers. Archived from the original on June 24, 2021. Retrieved April 4, 2021.

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