Every decade a sports film comes along that belongs in the pantheon of all-time greats. 'Hustle' is one of those films, as it puts Adam Sandler front-and-center where his humor can shine yet service the plot of a film that's entertaining, engrossing and emotional from the opening tip.
Juancho Hernangómez, a 26-year-old NBA player for the Utah Jazz is the other star of this film. As a first-time actor, Hernangómez does a bang-up job opposite Sandler as a Spanish street ball phenom trying to break into the NBA.
Here's more about breakout star Hernangómez and how he ended up in this film, which was shot in 2020 during the height of Covid.