• Heaven Is a Playground (1991)

Heaven Is a Playground

Release Date: 1991

DVD Release Date: August 10th, 2004

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

When not at work, a white lawyer, Zach Telander (D.B. Sweeney), likes to leave his affluent surroundings so that he can play basketball with a bunch of inner-city African-American youths. But life beyond the court for these young men is dangerous because of drugs and crime. It's also potentially dangerous when a big-shot sports agent, David Racine (Richard Jordan), comes around to scoop up potential talent. Zach and coach Byron Harper (Michael Warren) try to keep the young men centered.

Cast: D.B. Sweeney, Michael Warren, Richard Jordan, Victor Love, Janet Julian, Bo Kimble, Nigel Miguel

Director: Randall Fried

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Moving, Growing up, Underdog, Transformation, 1990s, Melodramatic, Inspiring, Temptation

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