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BASEketball (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  31 July 1998 (USA)
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Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.

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Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone gets the same pay and no team can change cities. Coop & Remer's team, the Milwaukee Beers is the only team standing in the way of major rule changes that the owner of the Dallas Felons wants to institute. Written by Kelvin Cabrera-Castellar <kelvinc@concentric.net>

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From the director of the "Naked Gun" and starring the creators of "South Park" See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated R for strong language and crude sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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31 July 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,086,105 (USA) (31 July 1998)

Gross:

$6,940,185 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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Trivia

The taxi that Dale Earnhardt drives has a big #3 on each side, just like the NASCAR racer he was famous for competing in. See more »

Goofs

When Squeak first moves into the house, the windows from the inside are side-by-side windows but the center framework is much thicker from the outside than it is on the inside. See more »

Quotes

Douglas "Swish" Reemer: Hey kid, think fast!
[He throws the ball, knocking the kid out cold]
Douglas "Swish" Reemer: He's a little slow on the hands.
Jenna Reed: He's blind, Doug.
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Spoofs Titanic (1997) See more »

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Motivate
Written by William C. Hummel, Jr.
Performed by The Ernies
Courtesy of Mojo Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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I LOVED this movie!
5 May 2004 | by (Hellville, USA) – See all my reviews

The sick minds of the creators of South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, bring you BASEketball. Yes, if you are expecting a respectful and tactful movie, don't watch it. If not, sit back and laugh until you want to cry. There are so many things that actually made me laugh out loud, which very few movies do. I loved the part when Coop is driving in the car, and that funny song comes on the radio. Robert Stack and the entire cast was hilarious in this also. I really liked the fact that they have a character named Kenny in the movie. Don't forget to watch the outtakes on this as well! Please watch this movie if there is any Sophmoric humor inside of you at all!!


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