Futuresport

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Futuresport
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"In 2025, a revolutionary sport is the only way to stop a revolution."
Genre Action
Sci-Fi
Sport
Thriller
Written by Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Steve De Jarnatt
Directed by Ernest Dickerson
Starring Dean Cain
Vanessa Williams
Wesley Snipes
Music by Stewart Copeland
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s) Deborah Raffin
Michael Viner
Ron Ziskin
Producer(s) Wesley Snipes
David Roessell
Ken Raskoff (co-producer)
Victor McGauley (co-producer)
Eric Cowger (associate producer)
Location(s) Vancouver
Cinematography Jonathan Freeman
Editor(s) Stephen Lovejoy
Running time 87 minutes
Production company(s) Amen Ra Films
New Star Media Inc.
Distributor ABC
Columbia/TriStar
Budget $9 million
Release
Original network ABC
Original release
  • October 1, 1998 (1998-10-01)

Futuresport is a television film directed by Ernest Dickerson, starring Dean Cain, Vanessa Williams, and Wesley Snipes.[1] It originally aired on ABC in October 1998, and released on VHS and DVD in March 1999.

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The film is set in 2025, and centers on a sport called "Futuresport" (a combination of basketball, baseball and hockey that uses hoverboards and rollerblades that have existed for ten years) created as a non-lethal way to reduce gang warfare. Tre (Dean Cain) must save the world from Hawaiian Liberation Organization terrorists by winning in the game of futuresport.

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