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Michael Jordan: An American Hero

Michael Jordan: An American Hero

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, April 18, 1999 N/A
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: Family Channel
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Sports, True Story
  • Based On: Taking to the Air written by Jim Naughton
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book ''Taking to the Air: The Rise of Michael Jordan'' by Jim Naughton. The life of the legendary basketball star from his North Carolina upbringing; his rise with the Chicago Bulls; the tragic murder of his father; his initial retirement in 1993 to his return to the game in 1995 after a short stint as a baseball player. In 1999 he announced his permanent retirement from basketball.


Production Company:

  • Fox Family Films

Production Type:

  • In-House
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