He Got Game Poster

Release Date: May 1st, 1998

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 1998

R|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Jake Shuttleworth (Denzel Washington) has spent the last six years in prison after accidentally killing his wife during a violent domestic dispute, leaving his son, star basketball prospect Jesus Shuttleworth (Ray Allen), to fend for himself. One day, the prison warden (Ned Beatty) approaches Jake with an unusual offer: He'll be given a week of parole to convince Jesus to attend the governor's alma mater, with the promise of a shortened sentence if he succeeds.

Cast: Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Milla Jovovich, Rosario Dawson, Hill Harper, Zelda Harris, Jim Brown, Ned Beatty

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks

Keywords: Gritty, Prison, Moving, Growing up, New York City, 1990s, Love

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