Chasing his dream, Anton leaves his aunt's home in Harlem for downtown New York City, where a quick-witted street hustler named Wes cons him out of his life savings. Homeless and ... See full summary »
When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The ... See full summary »
Samuel L. Jackson,
Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no ... See full summary »
Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, ... See full summary »
When the very moralistic college ethics instructor (Aykroyd) finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander (Lemmon), he takes it upon himself to rid the world of ... See full summary »
Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time ... See full summary »
The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after the end of the season. Mike and Jimmy, two die-hard sports fans who will risk anything for the Celtics to win, are really getting into the games. The Celtics would be a sure win if it weren't for Lewis Scott, the cocky, loud-mouth star of the Jazz. After Scott himself punishes the Celtics in a bad loss, Mike and Jimmy decide to take things into their own hands by kidnapping Scott and holding him until after the crucial game takes place. Written by
During the first half of final game, a floor shot of the action shows the score being Vistor 90, Celtics 91 from a scoreboard located in the corner. A few scenes later and it's halftime, and the scene shows the main scoreboard above the floor showing Vistor 38, Celtics 52. See more »
[handing Jimmy a hotdog]
...I toasted it just the way you like.
How'd you do that? There's no toaster around here.
I used my curling iron.
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After the credits, the Boston Garden is demolished. (This is a special effect; at the time the movie was released, the real Garden was still standing.) See more »
P.E. teacher Mike O'Hara (Daniel Stern) and plumber Jimmy Flaherty (Dan Aykroyd) are friends and obsessive fans of the Boston Celtics; to them, the Celtics are life, to the point where Mike's marriage is crumbling because his wife can't handle his mood swings after the Celtic's games. The Celtics and the Utah Jazz tied at three games each in the NBA finals, Mike and Jimmy spot Lewis Scott (Damon Wayans) in a bar. The Jazz's star, Lewis' talent on the court is exceeded only by his arrogance. Mike and Jimmy start buying Lewis more drinks, posing as Jazz fans; they wake up hung over to discover that they kidnapped Lewis while drunk, and he's tied to a chair in Jimmy's living room. Neither of them planned this and at first they think they ought to let him go. But if Lewis can't play the final game, the Celtics chances are improved. Celtic Pride started out as a good idea, but the movie got worse after they kidnapped the player. I was disappointed with Celtic Pride, view at your own risk.
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