He Got Game Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5233

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 50

Theatrical Release Date: 05/01/1998

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Sport

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Spike Lee

Actors: Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Milla Jovovich, Rosario Dawson, Hill Harper, Ned Beatty

Plot: A convict tries to convince his high school basketball superstar son, named Jesus, to attend a certain university so that he can get a lesser sentence. -- sapien

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/18/2019

Spike Lee works with a little too much material here, but there's no denying the movie's hefty father and son story and Lee's filmmaking prowess.

Rating of
2.5/4

Gabe - wrote on 04/28/2016

This one let me down. Just not as good as I was expecting. Denzel is great, and even Ray Allen can act, but Rosario Dawson just annoys me. And, the story itself, I found myself just not caring what school he chose. This could have been so much better.

Rating of
3/4

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 08/23/2011

I remember enjoying a few scenes. One of my favorite NBA players struts his acting ability in this decent Spike Lee film. Denzel never disappoints, if only more roles were given to Milla Jovovich and Rosario Dawson. This would have been good if the screenplay had better character development. If you love basketball, like to see how an NBA player can do drama (no Blue Chips type of drama) then this is the film to view.

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