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Celtic Pride (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 19 April 1996 (USA)
Two over-loyal Celtic fans kidnap their opponent's star player in order to guarantee their team the championship.

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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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Rated PG-13 for language and an abundance of crude humor | See all certifications »
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19 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csont nélkül  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$9,255,027 (USA)
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Trivia

Damon Wayans was told to drop at least 10kg (22lbs) because the core audience of welsh, scottish and irish were having a hard time in pre-screens in Europe believing he was actually 6'4". When he showed up for first day of principle shooting he had lost almost 20kilos. See more »

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When Mike tells Chris McCarhthey that the Celtics were up by 18 at the half, in fact, they were only up by 15. See more »

Quotes

Lurch: Yo, coach, I'll play. Just give me a chance. I can handle the rock.
Coach Kimball: I'll call you if I need you, Lurch.
Lurch: Don't dog me, coach. I've got the bad crap.
Coach Kimball: Well, I'll tell you what, you take the bad crap and this basketball and DO THE DRILLS! Now!
[Lurch misses a sure slam dunk]
Coach Kimball: I hate my life.
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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 »

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Version of Football Rules Ok (2000) See more »

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Whoomp! (There It Is)
Written by Stephen Gibson (as Stephan Gibson), Cecil Glenn, M. Bonsante, S. Pulga, and L. Ninzatte
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Very Underrated Movie
15 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Celtic Pride is about two die hard Boston Sports fans who after their beloved Boston Celtics lose game 6 of the NBA Finals, they go and accidentally kidnap the star of the opposing team.

This is a great movie that is very underrated when it comes to the great movies that came in the 1990's, and Daniel Stern and Dan Akyrod are a great duo then most people would think. If you are a Die Hard Sports fan, like myself, you will love this movie, I could relate to the dedication Daniel Stern and Dan Akyrod's character show.

For this movie to get a 5.2 makes me question the reviewers on IMDb, This is a movie that will put a smile on your face, and is very Underrated.


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