Hustle full movie
A basketball talent scout on a bad luck streak discovers a potential star in Spain and seizes the opportunity to prove that both can triumph in the NBA.
More about the movie Hustle
An unlucky basketball talent scout discovers an exceptional player with a difficult past and decides to take him to the States without the team’s permission. Although obstacles pile up in front of them, they do everything to prove with one brilliant shot that they deserve a place in the NBA.
Hustle - notes, cast, infos
The entire film lasts 1 hour 58 minutes. People affiliated with the IMDB community give the film a rating of 7.4/10, while Filmweb readers give it a rating of 7.0/10. According to the film's evaluators on TMDB, it deserves a rating of 7.9/10. The film was directed by Jeremiah Zagar, while those responsible for the screenplay are Will Fetters and Taylor Materne. The most important roles in the film were played by the following actors: Adam Sandler (Stanley Sugerman), Queen Latifah (Teresa Sugerman), Juancho Hernangomez (Bo Cruz), Ben Foster (Vince Merrick), Robert Duvall (Rex Merrick), María Botto (Paola Cruz), Lyon Beckwith (Fruit vendor at the market), Jordan Hull (Alex Sugerman), Kendra Marie (Restaurant manager).
Hustle - trivia
- The initial L on Bo’s necklace symbolizes for Lucia (his daughter).
- Juancho Hernangómez has been a member of the NBA since 2016, suiting up for a variety of teams, including the Boston Celtics, for whom he featured in 18 games in 2021-2022.
- Juancho Hernangomez is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz.
- Adam Sandler is shown sporting a „Federal Donut” t-shirt, which is a real Philadelphia restaurant famous for not just their donuts, but also their fried chicken. Federal Donuts also has a store inside the Wells Fargo Center, where the 76ers play.
- During the training montage, you can observe Bo Juancho Hernangomez working with various AND1 Ball Access: Global Invasion (2004) players. Grayson Boucher, known as „The Professor,” is notable for teaching Bo ball handling.
- Stan trains and times Bo to run up The Manayunk Wall. The hill became infamous as the most difficult leg of the annual Philadelphia cycle race (Philadelphia International Championship).
- Has a similar idea to the fake film 'Sayonara Davey,’ which was included in Sandler’s Funny People (2009).
- The initial narrative description stated that Adam Sandler’s main character meets „a phenomenal street ball player while in China…”
- According to an interview with Dan Patrick, Adam Sandler revealed that the location has been shifted to Mallorca, Spain owing to pressure from Netflix (who, as of the development of this film, does not do business in China).
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