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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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Comedy | Sport

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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)  »

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Csont nélkül  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,809,248, 21 April 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,255,027
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Goofs

After badly spraining his right ankle in the one-on-one game with Lewis, Mike goes to see his wife and can barely walk up the stairs. In a subsequent shot while they are all at the dinner table, a long shot shows Mike vividly bouncing his right leg on the ball of his foot showing no signs of the injury, impossible to do without immense pain. See more »

Quotes

Lewis Scott: Who are you man? Some bitter ex-high school player who never really made it? You sit around, watching sports, criticizing professional athletes 'cause you wish it was you out there.
Mike O'Hara: [Scoffs] You are so far off. It's sad.
[Groans Quietly]
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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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O.P.P.
Written by Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell), Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Berry Gordy, Anthony 'Treach' Criss (as Anthony Criss), DJ Kay Gee (as Keir Gist), and Vin Rock (as Vincent Brown)
Performed by Naughty By Nature
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Records
Contains a sample of "ABC"
Written by Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell), Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, and Berry Gordy
Performed by Jackson 5 (as The Jackson 5)
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
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Fantastic Movie, Very Underrated
19 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

This movie is in my top 10 favorite comedy movies. I am not a Boston Celtics fan, but man, damn this movie made me laugh. The from the mid 90's, the golden era of comedies, and for me this is a must see. Best hostage movie of the 1990's :) I found this to be a hilarious movie and wholly recommend it.


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