Quantum Hoops

Critics Consensus

Dry and upbeat, this story of overachieving academics struggling as underdog athletes is a winner (even if their basketball team isn't).

81%

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UCSB alumnus Rick Greenwald documents the final week of the Caltech basketball team's 2006 season. The Caltech team's 240-game conference losing streak has spanned two decades, and this season's lineup includes five valedictorians who never played high-school basketball. David Duchovny narrates as the determined athletes search for that ever-elusive single win. Despite being mocked by opposing fans and facing remarkable adversity, the Caltech players strive to maintain the dedication, discipline, and heart of a championship team.

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Critic Reviews for Quantum Hoops

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  • Revenge of the Nerds minus laughs plus inspirational music equals Quantum Hoops.

    May 16, 2008 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Amiable if easily distracted movie.

    May 16, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Wry, good-natured picture.

    May 16, 2008 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • While it may not be the most absorbing subject for a feature documentary, the hoop dreams of a brainiac team that wants to win just once does make for an amusing diversion, especially with another season of college-bracket fever upon us.

    Mar 28, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

    Ted Fry

    Seattle Times
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  • Couldn't the film have told the story of a single season or explored what it means for a team of genius scientists and math whizzes not to crack the code of their failure? We get glimpses and glosses but never a story.

    Mar 28, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • A fascinating look into student life of the past and present.

    Feb 8, 2008 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

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