He Got Game is a 1998 American sports-drama film written and directed by Spike Lee. It stars Denzel Washington as Jake Shuttlesworth, a prison inmate convicted for killing his wife. The father of the top-ranked basketball prospect in the country, Jesus Shuttlesworth , Jake is released on parole for a week by the state's governor in order to persuade his son to play for the governor's alma mater in exchange for a heavily-reduced prison sentence. Jesus Shuttlesworth , an extremely talented high school basketball player from Brooklyn,Cony Island, New York is being pursued by the top college...
|Release date:||May 1, 1998|
|Directed by:||Spike Lee|
|Producer:||Jon Kilik, Spike Lee|
|Editor:||Barry Alexander Brown|
|Music by:||Aaron Copland|
|Cinematography:||Malik Hassan Sayeed, Ellen Kuras|
|Screenplay by:||Spike Lee|