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BASEketball (1998)

 -  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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Two guys invented a game... and turned the sports world upside down! 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

Trey Parker and Matt Stone agreed to do this film under the assumption by the time filming began, South Park (1997) would have already been canceled. It wasn't, and having been committed to both projects, had to attend principal photography for this project during the day, and produce South Park (1997) during the night, leaving very little time for any sleep. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie when Coop and Reimer are doing free throws at Britney's party, there is a brief glimpse of the crewmember who retrieves the basketballs on the left side of the screen. He can be seen each time Coop or Reemer make a shot. See more »

Quotes

Joseph R. Cooper: Hey pigfucker, can I call you pigfucker?
Douglas "Swish" Reemer: No, only my friends can call me pigfucker.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, "A David Zucker Game" is used instead of the traditional "A David Zucker Film." See more »

Connections

Spoofs Superman III (1983) See more »

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Nobody But Me
Written by Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley and O'Kelly Isley
Performed by The Dickies
Courtesy of Triple X Records
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Does it just suck being you?
7 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are so many words I want to use to describe this movie, but can't really do that can I? This movie is a movie to watch if you just want to sit, laugh, cry and then pee. I'm serious. Don't watch this movie if you're easily offended by profanity, sex, nudity, homosexuality...and everything else associated with nature. Being a woman, and that might not even be a factor, I can watch this movie over and over again. Trey Parker and Matt Stone are absolutely brilliant. Along with all their other debuts, I think Baseketball is the prize winner. I'm laughing now just thinking about some of the stupid things they do in the movie. Watch the movie!! That's all I'm going to say. It's sort of hard for me to leave this comment because I'm one of those people, like Ozzy Osbourne, who has a curse word in almost every line that blurts out of their mouth when they speak. So I'm keeping it professional. Best movie. Heck yeah!!


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