He Got Game


2h 14m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A man convicted of murdering his wife is offered a chance to have his sentence lessened if he can persuade his heavily-recruited basketball star son to sign with a local college.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Marshall Mcgee
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Synopsis

A man convicted of murdering his wife is offered a chance to have his sentence lessened if he can persuade his heavily-recruited basketball star son to sign with a local college.

Cast

Coach Robert Cremins

Self

Denzel Washington

Dionne D Phillips

Milla Jovovich

Michele Shay

Christopher Wynkoop

Roger Guenveur Smith

Quinn Harris

Kim Director

Walter G. Mccarty

Coach Lute Olson

Himself

Michael Jordan

Himself

Ray Allen

John Turturro

Rosario Dawson

Coach Nolan Richardson

Himself

Coach John Chaney

Himself

Scottie Pippen

Self

Reggie Miller

Self

Coach Tom Davis

Self

Coach Rick Pitino

Self

Coach Roy Williams

Self

Coati Mundi

Shaquille O'neal

Himself

Coach Denny Crum

Self

Zelda Harris

Bill Walton

Himself

Hill Harper

Mark Breland

Coach Dean Smith

Self

Arthur Nascarella

Felicia Finley

Jade Yorker

Shortee Red

Coach Robert Cremins

Himself

Coach Lute Olson

Self

Jim Boeheim

Himself

Lin Que Ayoung

Coach Nolan Richardson

Self

Ned Beatty

Coach John Thompson

Himself

Dick Vitale

Self

Ray Clay

Coach Clem Haskins

Self

Alonzo Scales

Coach Rick Pitino

Himself

Tony Paige

Joseph Lyle Taylor

Ciara A Shields

Rick Fox

Gus Johnson

Robin Roberts

Herself

Ron Cephas Jones

Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Scottie Pippen

Himself

Heather Hunter

Lori Rom

Robin Roberts

Self

Travis Best

Coach John Chaney

Self

Coach Dean Smith

Himself

Jamie Hector

Lamar Tookes

Al Palagonia

Coach John Thompson

Self

Dick Vitale

Himself

Jim Brown

Charles Barkley

Himself

Reggie Miller

Himself

Scott Rosenstock

Lead Person

Tiffany Jones

Lonette Mckee

Kelli-lin Mcmillan

Coach Denny Crum

Himself

Leonard Roberts

Bill Walton

Self

Jim Boeheim

Self

Shaquille O'neal

Self

Saul Stein

Coach George Karl

Himself

Coach George Karl

Self

Bill Nunn

Avery Glymph

Angela Meryl

J. C. Mackenzie

Harry Philipe

Coach Roy Williams

Himself

Johnathan Wallace

Gary Frith

Jennifer Esposito

Charles Barkley

Self

Coach Clem Haskins

Himself

Coach Tom Davis

Himself

Jill Kelly

Stuart Scott

Michael Jordan

Self

Crew

Cynthia Abrams

Script Supervisor

Alan Aguilar

Other

Ola Akinmowo

Location Coordinator

Gillian Albinski

Props

Stuart Allen

Other

Michael Alvarez

Other

Robert M Andres

Key Grip

Tony Arnaud

Grip

Antony Baldasare

Property Master

Randall Balsmeyer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Steve Balzarini

Other

Charles Barkley

Other

Mindy Bass

Set Costumer

Susan Batson

Creative Consultant

David Bausch

Other

David Bausch

Production Coordinator

Brian Becker

Carpenter

Diallo Beckles

Editing

John Bergh

Video

Leonard Bernstein

Music Conductor

Adam Bianchi

Grip

Barbara Bilkerdijk

Makeup Assistant

Jim Boeheim

Other

Kelly Borisy

Dolly Grip

Zelmer H Bothic Ii

Assistant

Cecile Bouchier

Scenic Artist

David Boulton

Adr

Bill Bourne

Other

Lynn Bowling

Set Costumer

Barry Alexander Brown

Assistant Director

Barry Alexander Brown

Editor

Erwin Brown

Construction

Victoria Brown Mccready

Accountant

Michael Buck

Other

Michael J Burke

Gaffer

Allan Byer

Sound Mixer

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects

Steve Calalang

Assistant Camera Operator

James W Callahan

On-Set Dresser

James Cariot

Carpenter

Tim J Carroll

Consultant

Amy T Carter

Accounting Assistant

Carolyn Cartwright

Set Decorator

Ruth Ann Cecetka

Other

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Coach John Chaney

Other

Ben Cheah

Foley Editor

Dave Checketts

Special Thanks To

Larry M. Cherry

Hair

Betty Chin

Production Coordinator

Allison Cho

Other

Sherry Chow

Office Assistant

Mark A Christie

Special Thanks To

Thom Cioccio

Other

Paulette Clark

Assistant

Duane Cochran

Office Assistant

John Colby

Song

Thomas Coleman

Driver

Aisha Coley

Casting

George Collins

Driver

John W Collins

Driver

Richard Colwell

Scenic Artist

Xiomara Comrie

Assistant Camera Operator

Stephen Consentino

Steadicam Operator

Marko Constanzo

Foley Artist

Lorenzo Contessa

Scenic Artist

Eboni Cooper

Other

Aaron Copland

Music Conductor

Aaron Copland

Music

Don Cornett

Camera

Candace Crane

Other

Lamont Crawford

Dolly Grip

Coach Robert Cremins

Other

Dr. Rudolph F Crew

Special Thanks To

Greg Criscuolo

Other

Bruce Crouch

Boom Operator

Coach Denny Crum

Other

Alice Cruz

Set Costumer

Colin Cumberbatch

Assistant Production Coordinator

Joe Cuzan

Other

Coach Tom Davis

Other

Ellis R Davis

Special Thanks To

William P Davis

Driver

Jeremiah A Deberry

Special Thanks To

Larry Decarmine

Other

Elliot Deitch

Dialogue Editor

Lance Dejesus

Driver

Pam Demetruis

Adr Editor

Rich Devine

Assistant Property Master

Lauren Doner

Other

Damien Donohue

Grip

Michael Dunn

Craft Service

Michael C. Easter

Transportation Co-Captain

Rochelle Edelson

Camera

Mike Ellis

Assistant Director

John B Farrell

Carpenter

Miles Ferguson

Post-Production Coordinator

Chris Fielder

Film To Tape Transfer

Sandi Figueroa

Wardrobe Supervisor

John B Finn

Post-Production Accountant

Tom Fleischman

Rerecording

Kennethia Flonnoy

Other

Kevin W. Flynn

Grip

Ray Flynn

Swing

Careen Fowles

Other

Lisa France

Stunts

David Franzoni

Other

Gary G-wiz

Song

Geeta Gandbhir

Assistant

Cherisse Gardner

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kenneth Gaskins

Other

Michael Gaynor

Projectionist

Eugene Gearty

Sound Effects Editor

James Geyer

Scenic Artist

Anita Gibson

Makeup Artist

William Gilleran

Grip

Mark Ginsburg

Color Timer

Jeffrey L Glave

Scenic Artist

Charles Goodman

Grip

William Gore Jr.

Driver

Jonathan Graham

Key Grip

Glenn I Gray

Location Assistant

Ernie Grunfeld

Special Thanks To

Gary Gualles

Driver

Carlos Guerra

Assistant Camera Operator

Sarah Gyllenstierna

Assistant Director

Tim Hallen

Special Thanks To

Saad Hamdan

Consultant

Caran Harshfield

Other

Coach Clem Haskins

Other

Jeff Hawley

Set Costumer

Kimberly Hayes

Other

Sandra Hernandez

Costume Designer

John M Hicks

Driver

John C Hicks

Driver

Gary Hildebrand

Gaffer

Tracey Hinds

Assistant Director

Patricia Holmes

Production Accountant

Charlynne Hopson

Location Assistant

Cress Horne

Helicopter Pilot

Billy Hunter

Special Thanks To

Smooth Da Hustler

Song

Laurie Jackson

Production Assistant

Rodney Jackson

Production Assistant

Kevin James

Other

James Jelardi

Driver

Ernie Jew

Other

Allyson C Johnson

Assistant Editor

Carl Johnson

Other

Beverly Jones

Other

Herita Jones

Makeup Artist

Michael Jordan

Other

Coach George Karl

Other

Joseph Kelly

Driver

Frank Kern

Foley Editor

Jon Kilik

Producer

Jon Kilik

Unit Production Manager

Masta Killa

Song

Masta Killa

Song Performer

Erin King

Other

Kathleen King

Boom Operator

Monica Kitchen

Production Assistant

Monica Kitchen

Editorial Production Assistant

Erik Knight

Art Department Coordinator

William Kolpin

On-Set Dresser

Martin P Kopelowitz

Special Thanks To

Annette Kudrak

Adr Editor

Ellen Kuras

Director Of Photography

Ellen Kuras

Dp/Cinematographer

Ellen Kuras

Other

Peter Kuttner

Camera Assistant

Kristen Laube

Other

Stevie Leach

Driver

Luquantum Leap

Song

Cinque Lee

Video

David C. Lee

Photography

Kevin Lee

Sound Editor

Spike Lee

Producer

Spike Lee

Screenplay

Andrea Levermore

Other

Blake Leyh

Sound Effects Editor

Debora Lilavois

Apprentice

Marissa Littlefield

Adr Editor

Barry Littman

Production

Keven Lock

Scenic Artist

Tony Luisi

Song

Rick Marroquin

Grip

Cybel Martin

Other

Jennifer Martinez

Editorial Production Assistant

Don Marx

Other

Albert Massiah

Production Assistant

Leroy Mccarthy

Other

Kimberly R Mccord

Assistant Sound Editor

Victoria Brown Mccready

Accountant

Marshall Mcgee

Cable Operator

Gearey Mcleod

Camera Operator

Ademola Mcmullen

Production Assistant

Karen Mcmullen

Dialogue Editor

John Merrick

Key Grip

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Marshall Mcgee
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video September 15, 1998

Released in United States March 1999

Began shooting July 28, 1997.

Completed shooting September 26, 1997.

Released in United States Spring May 1, 1998

Released in United States on Video September 15, 1998

Released in United States March 1999 (Shown in Los Angeles (American Cinematheque) as part of program "Out in the Streets: The Films of Spike Lee" March 15-20, 1999.)