The Basketball Diaries

Movie • 1995 • Biography  

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Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
This movie contains 24 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Anxious.izzy
A teacher attempts to sexually assault Jimmy, a priest spanks him with a paddle repeatedly
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Addiction
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Nylah_jp
The whole point of the movie
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Is there addiction?
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Nylah_jp
The main group of teenagers are drug addicts which is shown with great detail (basically the whole point of the movie)
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is there pedophilia?
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purpleunicorn
Yes. Two obviously overage women hit on Jim and his friend in their apartment
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Anxious.izzy
Jimmy is assaulted by a teacher and later an old man for cash to buy drugs.
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Anonymous1313
A character is thrown down the stairs and ends up unconscious. A character is unconscious in the snow, multiple times characters who are on drugs nod off in a state of semi-consciousness.
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Nylah_jp
Yes, someone breaks their arm (you can hear the bone break, and see the arm bent a different way)
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Nylah_jp
At the start of the movie the main group of teenagers beat up their opposing basketball team
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Anxious.izzy
Jimmy is pushed down the stairs for selling somebody bad dope
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Nylah_jp
Mickey pushes someone off a 6 story building
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Is an infant abducted?
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Does a kid die?
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Nylah_jp
Jim's best friend died of cancer (assuming he is a child a s jim himself is only 13)
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Drugs/Alcohol
Does someone overdose?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
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Kelz777
When Reggie finds Jim at the basketball courts he had wet himself, you can kind of see the yellow in the snow. The next morning Jim asks why his notebook is wet and Reggie tell him he “pissed on it”, Jim usually keeps the notebook in his back pocket
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Does someone vomit?
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Nylah_jp
2 vomit scenes
1 - 4.20 (visual and audio)
2 - 39.47 (no visual, just audio)
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Nylah_jp
Jim's bestfriend has leukemia, so yeah there is a hospital scene
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Nylah_jp
Jim's bestfriend has leukemia
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Mental Health
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Nylah_jp
Technically no but the main subject of the movie is drugs which is just slow suicide (to 'numb the pain')
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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127saturn
a character holds a gun to his own head and says, jokingly, that “he’s going to do it”, it’s very brief
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Nylah_jp
Jim has a major panic attack when he can't do drugs
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Nylah_jp
A bit when they run
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is the fourth wall broken?
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Nylah_jp
When jim is kicked off the basketball team he calls the school 'faggot'
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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Kelz777
Frequently call people ‘sp!cs’
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Bittersweet
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Anxious.izzy
No but they almost crash several times due to driving under the influence
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Nylah_jp
In the school shooting scene blood splatters
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Does someone drown?
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Anonymous1313
There is a fantasy sequence in which a character enters the classroom with a sniper gun and shoots multiple students and the teacher in slo-motion.
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