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Celtic Pride (1996)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  19 April 1996 (USA)
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Two over-loyal Celtic fans kidnap their opponent's star player in order to guarantee their team the championship.

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Carol O'Hara
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Coach Kimball
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Kevin O'Grady
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Tommy O'Hara
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Ted Hennison
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Derrick Lake
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Tony Sheppard
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Lurch
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Terry Kirby
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Storyline

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 Anonymous

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If you can't beat 'em... steal him!

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Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and an abundance of crude humor | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

19 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csont nélkül  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$218,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

$9,219,179 (USA) (2 August 1996)
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[Nick the landlord wants the rent]
Mike O'Hara: Write a check.
Jimmy Flaherty: It'll bounce.
Mike O'Hara: Write it anyway.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

References Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Play That Funky Music
Written by Rob Parissi
Performed by Wild Cherry
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Pure funny in this witty comic movie.
12 March 2003 | by (Naples) – See all my reviews

Sometime we need to a movie where the only object is spend 90 minutes in totally unengagement and funny. This is the case of `Celtic Pride' a movie purely comic, where the laughter have a principal character in that. The story is that two friends Mike(Daniel Stern) and Jimmy(Dan Aykroyd) fans of the league Boston Celtic abduct a players of the against league for allow of them Boston the victory. All of that accompany a electric lyric `Play the Funky music' and a lot of laughter and hilarious also thanks to two great comedy actors : Stern and Aykroyd that succeeded to create a wonderful odd couple with a harmony truly surprising and funny, but two professional comic actors this is that who wait you, complete the cast a justly arrogant and disagreeable Damon Waynes in the character of the basketball players abducted. For all people that want laughter without thinks. My rate is 6.


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