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Hustle (2022)Hustle (2022)

Hustle (2022)

A winning drama about what it takes to succeed in basketball and in life

Comedy, Drama

7.2

movie

United States, United States of America

English, German, Serbian

A-list actors, Character-driven, Dramatic

2022

Jeremiah Zagar

Adam Sandler, Allen Iverson, Anthony Edwards

118 min

Synopsis

After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past abroad, a down on his luck basketball scout takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team's approval. Against the odds, they have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA.

Our Take

7.2
Renee Cuisia

Adam Sandler rarely plays a role straight, but when he does, you know it’s good. In Hustle, Sandler is Stanley Sugarman, a basketball scout stuck in the long game, waiting for his chance to finally coach an NBA team. On a recruitment trip to Spain, Stan discovers a talented but unknown player named Bo Cruz. They fly to the US, where Stan and Bo fight against all odds and hustle for a spot in the NBA draft. 

Inspiring without being too cheesy and informative without being bogged down by too many details, Hustle is a slum dunk of a film; a gritty crowd-pleaser that’s sure to draw anyone in.

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