Movie Date: Linsanity as a Movie

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 11:26 AM

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks brings the ball up court against the Los Angeles Lakers. (Chris Chambers/Getty Images/Getty)

This week our Movie Date podcasters talk about the most unlikely movie story of the year: Jeremy Lin and his rapid rise to stardom in the NBA. As a script, the Jeremy Lin story is perfect. Beyond breaking down the aspects of the Lin story, our team looks at the most lin-spired movies. What movies remind you of the Jeremy Lin story? As always we hear from Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for the Takeaway.

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Beau from San Francisco

I think you missed the perfect example of the movie with the closest correlation to the Jeremy Lin story.

Invincible - He has some skill but was overlooked, overcame adversity with his huge heart.

Just thinking.

Feb. 17 2012 06:40 PM

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