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Racquet (1979)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  June 1979 (USA)
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Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

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Tommy Everett
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Monica Gordon
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Leslie Sargent
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Arthur Sargent
Bobby Riggs ...
Charlie
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Bambi
Bruce Kimmel ...
Arnold
Dorothy Konrad ...
Mrs. Kaufman
Björn Borg ...
Himself
Monti Rock III ...
Scotty
Katherine Moffat ...
Melissa (as Kitty Ruth)
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Miss Baxter
Dick Yarmy ...
Cab Driver
Bob Basso ...
Al
Charlie Tuna ...
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Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

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tennis | independent film

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Comedy | Sport

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June 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Tennis great Ilie Nastase appears in some of the stock footage used for the movie. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Oh yeah, I almost forgot, who am I next Saturday?
Leslie: Your Evel Knievel.
Tommy: And who are you gonna be?
Leslie: The Grand Canyon.
Tommy: [after shutting the door] You sure are.
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Soundtracks

Tennis Is the Name of the Game
Music by Michel Rubini
Lyrics by Guy Finley and Joan Conrad
Vocal Performed by Guy Finley
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Great accident!!!!
29 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My older brother and I talked our father into taking us to see this movie when we were very young. At the time, I was 8 yrs old and my brother was 14. We had no idea that they were showing a double feature that day. The first movie was one we had never even heard of before - Cheech and Chong's Up InSmoke. We laughed so hard I thought we were going to die. What a gem we stumbled onto. Then, Racquet started and I think we made it through about 45 minutes before leaving. The only memorable scene for me was one of two people having sex in a small hatch-back type of car and of the man's naked butt smashing up against the back (rear) window. Oh, and I think there was something about tennis to the movie. That's about the best I can do. So you see, if it wasn't for this horrible film, I never would have seen Up In Smoke on the big screen.


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