Stephen Curry: Underrated on Apple TV+ – cheat sheet

Everything you need to know about the new Stephen Curry documentary, in less than 60 seconds.

What’s this?

Apple and A24 tell the remarkable coming-of-age story of Stephen Curry – one of the most influential, dynamic, and unexpected players in basketball history – and his rise from an undersized college player to a four-time NBA champion.

What’s the rating?


Who’s in it?

Stephen Curry and those in his sporting and family orbits.

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Who directs?

Peter Nicks (known for The Force, 2017 – producer)

Is there a trailer?

Any trivia?

Here are three Curry stats from Vbet News:

  • Stephen Curry was born in 1988 in the same hospital as LeBron James in Akron, Ohio.
  • He has the Fastest jumpshot ever recorded by Sports Science.
  • Curry once made 77 straight three pointers in practice.
Vbet News

What do the critics think?

So far, only good things. The documentary currently has a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes (with only nine reviews). Here’s what Aaron White said on the Feelin’ Film Podcast:

A heartfelt, honest journey through Steph’s career up to this point & also his decision to finish his college degree, highlighting the triumphs and challenges of both. Crisply shot, wonderfully scored, and brilliantly edited. A standout among sports docs.

FF+ Stephen Curry: Underrated/Interview with Director Peter Nicks and Producer & DP Sean Havey

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Where and when can I watch it?

Stephen Curry: Underrated premieres on Apple TV+ on 21 July.

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Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites