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Slap Shot -- A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.

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Release Date:
25 February 1977 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Slap Shot out slaps... out swears... out laughs... See more »
Plot:
A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
My favorite sports movie See more (134 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Newman ... Reggie 'Reg' Dunlop

Strother Martin ... Joe McGrath

Michael Ontkean ... Ned Braden

Jennifer Warren ... Francine Dunlop

Lindsay Crouse ... Lily Braden

Jerry Houser ... Dave 'Killer' Carlson
Andrew Duncan ... Jim Carr
Jeff Carlson ... Jeff Hanson
Steve Carlson ... Steve Hanson
David Hanson ... Jack Hanson
Yvon Barrette ... Denis Lemieux
Allan F. Nicholls ... Johnny Upton (as Allan Nicholls)
Brad Sullivan ... Morris 'Mo' Wanchuk

Stephen Mendillo ... Jim Ahern
Yvan Ponton ... Jean-Guy Drouin

Matthew Cowles ... Charlie Kischel

Kathryn Walker ... Anita McCambridge

Melinda Dillon ... Suzanne Hanrahan

M. Emmet Walsh ... Dickie Dunn

Swoosie Kurtz ... Shirley Upton
Paul D'Amato ... Tim 'Dr. Hook' McCracken
Ronald L. Docken ... Yvon Lebrun
Guido Tenesi ... Billy Charlebois
Jean Rosario Tetreault ... Andre Bergeron

Christopher Murney ... Tommy Hanrahan
Myron Odegaard ... Final Game Referee
Ned Dowd ... Ogie Ogilthorpe
Gracie Head ... Pam
Nancy N. Dowd ... Andrea
Barbara L. Shorts ... Bluebird
Larry Block ... Peterboro Referee

Paul Dooley ... Hyannisport Announcer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Janet Arters ... Sparkle Twin (uncredited)
Louise Arters ... Sparkle Twin (uncredited)
Blake Ball ... Gilmore Tuttle (uncredited)
Reg Bechtold ... Hockey Player (uncredited)
Danny Belisle ... Syracuse Bulldog Player (uncredited)
Bruce Boudreau ... Hockey Player #7 (uncredited)
Mark Bousquet ... Andre 'Poodle' Lussier (uncredited)
Allison Caine ... Additional Voice (voice) (uncredited)

Stephen Dowling ... Referee (uncredited)
Woody Espy ... The Stick Boy (uncredited)

Lucy Lee Flippin ... Game Show Contestant (uncredited)
John Gofton ... Nick Brophy (uncredited)
Galen Head ... Hockey Player (uncredited)
Bruce Kent ... Stick Boy (uncredited)
Reggie Krezanski ... Hockey Player (uncredited)
Louis Levasseur ... Goalie (uncredited)
Connie Madigan ... Ross 'Mad Dog' Madison (uncredited)

Macon McCalman ... Soap Opera patient (uncredited)
Ted McCaskill ... Hockey Player (uncredited)
Jon McClintock ... TV Reporter (uncredited)
Mickey McQuillan ... Dickie Dunn's son (uncredited)
Susan Kendall Newman ... Pharmacist (uncredited)
Joe Nolan ... Clarence 'Screaming Buffalo' Swamptown (uncredited)
Joseph Oliveira ... Spectator (uncredited)
Dick Roberge ... Referee Ecker (uncredited)
Ray Schultz ... Syracuse Bulldog player (uncredited)
Ross Smith ... Barclay Donaldson (uncredited)
Cliff Thompson ... Walt Comisky (uncredited)

Directed by
George Roy Hill 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Nancy Dowd 

Produced by
Robert Crawford Jr. .... associate producer (as Robert L. Crawford)
Stephen J. Friedman .... producer (as Stephen Friedman)
Robert J. Wunsch .... producer
Patrick Kelley .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper  (as Vic Kemper)
 
Film Editing by
Dede Allen 
 
Casting by
Jane Feinberg 
Mike Fenton 
 
Art Direction by
Henry Bumstead 
 
Set Decoration by
James W. Payne  (as James Payne)
 
Costume Design by
Tom Bronson 
 
Makeup Department
Stephen Abrums .... makeup artist (as Steve Abrums)
Lorraine Roberson .... hair stylist
Rick Sharp .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Arthur S. Newman Jr. .... unit production manager (as Arthur Newman)
Wallace Worsley Jr. .... unit production manager (as Wallace Worsley)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Burrell .... second assistant director
Wayne A. Farlow .... second assistant director (as Wayne Farlow)
Tom Joyner .... first assistant director
James A. Westman .... first assistant director (as James Westman)
 
Art Department
Thomas L. Roysden .... leadman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Peter Berkos .... sound editor
Robert L. Hoyt .... sound
Don Sharpless .... sound
Roger Heman Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Earl Madery .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Dennis C. Salcedo .... optical sound recordist (uncredited)
Roger Sword .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ned Dowd .... stunt coordinator
Rod Bloomfield .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Brown .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Bob Rose .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
David Howe .... associate film editor
 
Music Department
Elmer Bernstein .... music supervisor
Gerald Tueber .... music editor (as Jerry Teuber)
 
Other crew
Marion Dougherty .... talent coordinator
Ned Dowd .... technical advisor
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Marvin Weldon .... script supervisor
Raechel Donahue .... voice artist (uncredited)
Sue Dwiggins .... production secretary (uncredited)
Dominic Santarone .... caterer (uncredited)
Ruth Santarone .... caterer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
John Mitchell .... special thanks
 
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Runtime:
123 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
During rehearsals, Yvon Barrette was seriously injured when a puck hit him in the knee. Barrette was worried that he would be replaced with another actor. But George Roy Hill postponed shooting scenes featuring Barrette so that he could return to the film when he recovered. Barrette returned to filming 10 days later. But to prevent any further injury, Barrette was doubled by Ronald L. Docken during the hocking playing scenes.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the opening hockey sequence, a Chiefs player is shown taking a slap shot, which appears to strike the sliding opposing defender in the groin, then there is a cut which shows a Chiefs playing writhing in pain from a groin injurySee more »
Quotes:
Hyannisport broadcaster:Look at that. You can't see that, I'm on radio.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORDSee more »

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23 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
My favorite sports movie, 16 September 1999
Author: Boyo-2

I liked this movie when I first saw it over twenty years ago, and its still great! The swinging 70's get perfectly captured, by the music, hair styles and especially the awful clothes. All the actors do their own skating, so you aren't distracted looking for body doubles the entire movie. The screenplay is priceless and if anyone thinks its sexist - a woman wrote this movie! This is the only hockey movie worth anything - hopefully "Mystery, Alaska" can join it.

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