He Got Game

He Got Game (1998)

Length:137 minutes
Rating:R16 Offensive language and sex scenes
Academy Award(R)-winner Denzel Washington stars in this must-see story about a convict given one shot at a second chance to be a father! With promises of a reduced sentence, Jake Shuttlesworth (Washington) is granted temporary release from state prison in order to persuade the nation's top basketball recruit ... his estranged son, Jesus (NBA basketball star, Ray Allen), to play ball for the governor's alma mater! But just as Jesus faces intense pressures and irresistible temptations contemplating his big decision, Jake is also forced to consider not only what's best for himself ... but what's best for his son! With a groundbreaking soundtrack by the legendary Public Enemy -- plus great cameos from John Turturro and basketball personalities Dick Vitale, John Thompson, Dean Smith, and more, HE GOT GAME is a critically acclaimed hit you don't want to miss!
IMDB Rating6.9/10 stars from 44948
ActorsDenzel Washington (Jake Shuttlesworth)
Ray Allen (Jesus Shuttlesworth)
Milla Jovovich (Dakota Burns)
Rosario Dawson (Lala Bonilla)
Hill Harper (Coleman "Booger" Sykes)
Bill Nunn (Uncle Bubba)
Spike Lee
Jon Kilik