Here is all about the movies and shows that NBA superstar LeBron James has featured in

At this present moment, every basketball fan and sports fan alike knows who LeBron James is. With the passing of time, LBJ has cemented his legacy and has not yet stopped. James still has work to finish, it seems.

A four-time NBA champion, four-time NBA Finals MVP, four-time NBA MVP, 18-time All-Star, and three-time NBA All-Star Game MVP, the list of LBJ’s accolades don’t seem to end. Truly, the much-cherished nickname of LBJ, that is, ‘The King’, suits him perfectly.

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Mar 21, 2022; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts in the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. (Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports)

Apart from being a basketball player, LBJ is also well known in the entertainment world. As a matter of fact, LBJ has quite a lot of entertainment ventures in his pocket. Also, he is still doing it. The King has appeared in many movies, commercials, and TV shows. He has also played the main character in a few movies. Besides acting, LBJ is a producer and has produced several hit films and shows.

Let us know the top 5 shows and movies featuring LeBron James.

5. Trainwreck

IMDb rating: (6.2)

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LeBron James in a scene of the movie Trainwreck. (Image: Google)

In the romantic comedy Trainwreck, directed by Judd Apatow, Amy, a magazine writer, embarks on her first committed relationship with Aaron, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon. The film subverts the typical Judd Apatow dynamic by having Amy Schumer’s Amy, the female lead, the one who struggles with emotional maturity and commitment.

LeBron James delivers a funny performance as a fictional version of himself in the film. He is Aaron’s confidant and friend. LeBron James plays a significant part in the plot and is ultimately responsible for persuading Aaron to go see Amy and make things right.

4. The Shop

IMDb rating: (6.6)

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The poster of the unscripted talk show ‘The Shop’. (Image: Google)

LeBron James and his business partner Maverick Carter are the stars of the HBO unscripted talk show The Shop. The objective of the show’s creation was to recreate the atmosphere of the barbershop, which often serves as the setting for discussions and arguments in American communities.

In the show, LBJ and Carter welcome various athletes and celebrities into the barbershop in each episode, where they have discussions about life in general, current events, politics, race, sports, and current events. The environment encourages a different approach that is more conversational than is typically seen on talk shows.

Many personalities have appeared on this talk show including Draymond Green, Odell Beckham Jr., Michael Bennett, Jerrod Carmichael, Snoop Dogg, Candace Parker, etc.

3. Smallfoot

IMDb rating: (6.6)

In the animated family movie Smallfoot, Migo, a yeti living in the Himalayas, discovers a human named Percy. The yetis had previously thought that the existence of humans is a myth. Percy, the human whom Migo brings back to the yeti community, educates them about human civilization.

However, the yetis find out that people think of them as monsters when they go inside the human village. The film tells a charming tale about tolerance and embracing diversity.

In Smallfoot, LeBron James plays Gwangi, a yeti.

2. Survivor’s Remorse: “Guts”

IMDb rating: (8.2)

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A scene from Survivor’s Remorse where LBJ played a cameo role. (Image: Entertainment Weekly)

From 2014 through 2017, Survivor’s Remorse was a sitcom on Starz. It had four seasons. Cam Calloway, a professional basketball player who signs with Atlanta and relocates his family from Boston, is the protagonist of the show. The TV show addresses themes of sexuality, class, colorism, and racism.

Survivor’s Remorse features Jessie T. Usher, RonReaco Lee, Erica Ash, and Mike Epps. Moreover, LeBron James served as an executive producer on it. Additionally, starring as himself, LBJ made a guest star appearance in the season 2 episode “Guts”.

1. Entourage: “Give A Little Bit”

IMDb rating: (9.3)

The HBO comedy Entourage follows the exploits of movie star Vincent Chase and the members of his crew. Famous guest stars frequently appeared on the show as fictionalized versions of themselves.

“Give a Little Bit”, the sixth-season episode, features Matt Damon pressuring Vincent Chase to donate money to a good cause. Damon’s efforts included getting LeBron James and Bono to help guilt Vincent.

LBJ had a hilarious cameo in the episode. LBJ appears in a scene where Vincent Chase offers to match LeBron’s donation, only to discover that LeBron has donated a million dollars.

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