Space Jam

1996 live-action and animated film directed by Joe Pytka

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.

Space Jam
Directed byJoe Pytka
Produced byIvan Reitman
Joe Medjuck
Daniel Goldberg
Written byKarey Kirkpatrick
Leo Benvenuti
Steve Rudnick
Timothy Harris
Herschel Weingrod
StarringMichael Jordan
Wayne Knight
Theresa Randle
Billy West
Dee Bradley Baker
Danny DeVito
Music byJames Newton Howard
CinematographyMichael Chapman
Edited bySheldon Kahn
Distributed byWarner Bros. Family Entertainment
Release date
November 15, 1996
Running time
88 mins.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$80 million
Box office$230,418,342

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  Canada 15 November 1996
  United States 15 November 1996
  Hong Kong 5 December 1996
  South Africa 6 December 1996
  Australia 12 December 1996
  South Korea 21 December 1996
  Argentina 25 December 1996
  Brazil 25 December 1996
  Chile 25 December 1996
  Colombia 25 December 1996
  Mexico 25 December 1996
  Uruguay 25 December 1996
  Venezuela 25 December 1996
  Philippines 4 January 1997
  Peru 10 January 1997
  Turkey 17 January 1997
  Poland 30 January 1997
  Spain 3 February 1997
  France 5 February 1997
  Germany 6 February 1997
  Hungary 6 February 1997
  Austria 7 February 1997
  Denmark 7 February 1997
  Portugal 7 February 1997
  Czech Republic 13 February 1997
  Netherlands 13 February 1997
  Finland 14 February 1997
  Greece 20 February 1997
  Slovenia 20 February 1997
  Bulgaria 21 February 1997
  Iceland 21 February 1997
  Italy 21 February 1997
  Sweden 21 February 1997
  United Kingdom 21 March 1997
  Ireland 21 March 1997
  Estonia 18 April 1997
  Japan 26 April 1997
  China 15 July 1997

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