Fast Break 42 years old

Gabe Kaplan's having a ball! - His dream team's got a preacher, a jailbird, a pool shark, a muscleman. And the best guy on the team is a girl.

Fast Break

David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. Preacher, who's being sought by some nefarious characters. And D.C., who's a fugitive. And along with some of the students at the college, he turns them into a contender. In order to give the tam the respect they deserve and some exposure, Greene schemes to try and get the number 1 team led by Bo Winnegar, to play them.

Credits

All Cast

Name Character
Jeffrey Weissman He was 20, now 62 years old as Cousin David
Laurence Fishburne He was 17, now 59 years old as Street Kid
Randee Heller She was 31, now 74 years old as Jan
Harold Sylvester He was 30, now 72 years old as D.C.
Jack Smight He was 53, 78 years old when he died as Dibber
Bert Remsen He was 54, 74 years old when he died as Bo Winnegar
K Callan She was 37, now 79 years old as Ms. Tidwell
Reb Brown He was 30, now 73 years old as Bull
Michael Warren He was 32, now 75 years old as Preacher
Connie Sawyer She was 66, 105 years old when she died as Mom
Gabe Kaplan He was 34, now 77 years old as David Greene
Richard Brestoff as Howard
Bernard King He was 22, now 64 years old as Hustler
Ken Butler He was 30, now 72 years old as Sammy

Crew

Name Department
Charles Correll as Director of Photography. He was 35 (28) years old when He died Camera
Cheryal Kearney as Set Decoration. Art
Sandor Stern as Writer. He was 42 (now 84) years old Writing
Jack Smight as Director. He was 53 (78) years old when He died Directing
John Barry as Production Design. He was 45 (77) years old when He died Art
Norm Baron as Art Direction. Art
Fast Break poster
Fast Break (42 years)

Gabe Kaplan's having a ball! - His dream team's got a preacher, a jailbird, a pool shark, a muscleman. And the best guy on the team is a girl.

  • Release day: Friday, March 02, 1979
  • Runtime: 107 minutes