Celtic Pride (1996)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carol O'Hara
Coach Kimball
Kevin O'Grady
Tommy O'Hara
Ted Hennison
Deion Sanders ...
Gus Williams ...
Derrick Lake
Ted Rooney ...
Tony Sheppard
Keith Gibbs ...
Terry Kirby
Joe Mingle ...


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!


Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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




Release Date:

19 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Csont nélkül  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$9,255,027 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Mike O'Hara: [after hearing Marv Albert mention talking about him and Jimmy on the radio] ...Jimmy! Marv Albert's talking about us on the radio... Ohhh I could die now!
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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 »


References The Addams Family (1964) See more »


Celtic Pride
Written by Wally High and The Mahones
Performed by The Mahones
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Now This Is A Great Movie
30 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

This has to be in my top 10 favourite movies of all time it is great, The performance laid down by Damon wayans is one of Oscar nomination quality and although it wasn't a very recognised film that doesnt stop it from being an excellent film.

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