Space Jam facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSpace Jam
|Directed by||Joe Pytka|
|Produced by||Ivan Reitman
|Written by||Leo Benvenuti
Dee Bradley Baker
|Music by||James Newton Howard|
|Editing by||Sheldon Kahn|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Family Entertainment|
|Release date(s)||November 15, 1996|
|Running time||88 mins.|
Space Jam is a 1996 live-action/animated movie comedy movie that was produced by Ivan Reitman, Joe Medjuck, and Daniel Goldberg, directed by Joe Pytka, and stars former basketball star Michael Jordan and Looney Tunes. The movie won a Grammy Award in 1998 for Best Song Written Specifically for Motion Picture or for Television for R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly". A sequel titled Space Jam 2, starring current NBA star LeBron James, is scheduled to be released in July 16, 2021.
- Michael Jordan as a fictional version of himself
- Bill Murray as himself
- Wayne Knight as Stan Podolak
- Thom Barry as James Jordan, Michael Jordan's father.
- Theresa Randle as Juanita Jordan
- Manner Washington as Jeffrey Jordan
- Eric Gordon as Marcus Jordan
- Penny Bae Bridges as Jasmine Jordan
- Billy West as Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd
- Dee Bradley Baker as Daffy Duck, The Tasmanian Devil, and Toro
- Danny DeVito as Mister Swackhammer
- Bob Bergen as Hubie and Bertie, Marvin the Martian, Porky Pig, and Tweety
- Bill Farmer as Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, and Foghorn Leghorn
- June Foray as Granny, and Witch Hazel
- Kath Soucie as Lola Bunny
- Maurice LaMarche as Pepé Le Pew
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Looney Tunes director Chuck Jones strongly criticized Space Jam.
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