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Last Chance U

2016 - ENGLISH - SERIES

DocumentarySport

Last Chance U is a 2016 Documentary Sport series about Elite athletes with difficult pasts who turn to junior college football for the last shot at turning their lives around and achieving their dreams. This English series starring Ron Ollie, Frank Wilson Jr., Jason Brown, Becca Zimmerman, John III Franklin, Brittany Wagner, and Buddy Stephens was directed by Greg Whiteley, Adam Ridley, and Luke Lorentzen. Netflix acquired the distribution rights for the series. Last Chance U has 5 seasons and a cumulative of 40 episodes which have a running time of 52-76 minutes each and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The music was composed by Yuri Tom Nek along with Joseph Minadeo and was produced by Joe Labracio, Adam Leibowitz, Dawn Ostroff, Adam Ridley, Lucas Smith, James D. Stern, and Greg Whiteley. Adept Cinematography by Terry Zumalt and Gabriel Patay and clear cut editing by David Nordstrom and Jody McVeigh-Schultz makes it a watchable series. Interestingly Isaiah Wright who was seen in the first two seasons was arrested in the summer of 2017 in connection with the stabbing of a man in Tennessee. The series premiered on July 29, 2016, in Netflix.
  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Critics Score
    80%
  • Rating
    8.5/10
  • Jini Score
    90%
  • Critics Score
    80%
  • Rating
    8.5/10
Last Chance U is a 2016 Documentary Sport series about Elite athletes with difficult pasts who turn to junior college football for the last shot at turning their lives around and achieving their dreams. This English series starring Ron Ollie, Frank Wilson Jr., Jason Brown, Becca Zimmerman, John III Franklin, Brittany Wagner, and Buddy Stephens was directed by Greg Whiteley, Adam Ridley, and Luke Lorentzen. Netflix acquired the distribution rights for the series. Last Chance U has 5 seasons and a cumulative of 40 episodes which have a running time of 52-76 minutes each and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The music was composed by Yuri Tom Nek along with Joseph Minadeo and was produced by Joe Labracio, Adam Leibowitz, Dawn Ostroff, Adam Ridley, Lucas Smith, James D. Stern, and Greg Whiteley. Adept Cinematography by Terry Zumalt and Gabriel Patay and clear cut editing by David Nordstrom and Jody McVeigh-Schultz makes it a watchable series. Interestingly Isaiah Wright who was seen in the first two seasons was arrested in the summer of 2017 in connection with the stabbing of a man in Tennessee. The series premiered on July 29, 2016, in Netflix.

Last Chance U Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

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Positive Review Rating : 84%

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  • Av Club

    John Franklin III (Image: Netflix) Advertisement And while its easy to root for these young men, Last Chance U is hardly sentimental about why theyre in such a precarious position. ( Read More )
  • Everybody doesnt make it to the NFL, says English teacher LaTonya Pinkard. ( Read More )
  • Vulture

    For all the disappointment of its unfinished, underexplored American story, Last Chance U works almost in spite of itself. ( Read More )
  • Indie Wire

    Its about showing that no one person is bigger than the team, but that doesnt mean each of them dont deserve the chance to tell their story. ( Read More )
  • Village Voice

    Taken together, these stale series present a streaming age cautionary tale. ( Read More )
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