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Lenny Cooke (2016) Movie Summary

  • NR
  • 2016

Professional sports are known as a true meritocracy, a field in which the cream really does rise to the top, as there’s simply too much money at stake to operate in any other fashion. In uncommon instances, however, inefficiencies can occur and gifted players may fall through the cracks. Such is the story of Lenny Cooke. In 2001, Cooke was the number-one ranked high school basketball player in America, with future NBA greats LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony listed beneath him. Yet after declaring himself eligible for the 2002 NBA draft, Cooke, shockingly, ended up going undrafted, and became a journeyman playing in little-known leagues across the world. Today he lives in southern Virginia, a should-have-been-great who simply did not quite make it. The first documentary feature from American independent film scene fixtures Josh & Benny Safdie, "Lenny Cooke" explores the fascinating question of how, exactly, Cooke’s seemingly assured future could go so awry.

Lenny Cooke Film Synopsis

In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. A decade later, Lenny has never played a minute in the NBA. In this quintessentially American documentary, filmmaking brothers Joshua and Benny Safdie track the unfulfilled destiny of a man for whom superstardom was only just out of reach.

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Lenny Cooke (2016) Series Cast & Crew

Lenny Cooke (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Lenny Cooke (Self), LeBron James (Self (archive footage)), Carmelo Anthony (Self), Chris Bosh (Self (archive footage)), Joakim Noah (Self), David Stern (Self (archive footage)), Tyson Chandler (Self (archive footage)), Kwame Brown (Self (archive footage)), Kobe Bryant (Self (archive footage)), Amar'e Stoudemire (Self), Charles Barkley (Self (archive footage)), Eddie Curry (Self (archive footage)), all returned for lenny cooke movie.

LeBron James (Self (archive footage))
LeBron JamesSelf (archive footage)Score: 5.9
Carmelo Anthony (Self)
Carmelo AnthonySelfScore: 2.4
Chris Bosh (Self (archive footage))
Chris BoshSelf (archive footage)Score: 1.4
David Stern (Self (archive footage))
David SternSelf (archive footage)Score: 1.5
Kobe Bryant (Self (archive footage))
Kobe BryantSelf (archive footage)Score: 2.9
Charles Barkley (Self (archive footage))
Charles BarkleySelf (archive footage)Score: 3.6

Josh Safdie (Director), Josh Safdie (Cinematography), Benny Safdie (Director), Benny Safdie (Editor), Adam Shopkorn (Producer), Evan Mangiamele (Sound Re-Recording Mixer), Jason Crump (Colorist), Joakim Noah (Executive Producer), Adam Teninbaum (Visual Effects Supervisor), Michelle Ngo (Consulting Producer), Jeremy Siegel (Sound Editor), Karch Coon (Rotoscoping Artist), Robert Kolodny (Additional Camera), Robert Greene (Additional Editing),

Josh Safdie (Director)
Josh SafdieDirectorScore: 2.2
Josh Safdie (Cinematography)
Josh SafdieCinematographyScore: 2.2
Benny Safdie (Director)
Benny SafdieDirectorScore: 6.2
Benny Safdie (Editor)
Benny SafdieEditorScore: 6.2
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Un film che racconta l'ascesa e la caduta di un atleta delle superiori, che era stato considerato il nuovo Magic Johnson. Il giovane finì vittima del compenso facile e dei parassiti che solitamente si comportano come avvoltoi quando trovano un'opportunità interessante.

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