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BASEketball (1998)

R | | Comedy, Sport | 31 July 1998 (USA)
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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$3,086,105 (USA) (31 July 1998)

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$6,940,185 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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There are 25 "psych outs" during the film. See more »

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Squeak sets off on the lap of honor, but in the next shot he is sitting on top of the cup. See more »

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Douglas "Swish" Reemer: We win, and they get the chicks. That sucks, dude.
Joseph R. Cooper: I'm telling you, it's jobs. We gotta get jobs. Then we get the khakis. Then we get the chicks.
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In the opening credits, "A David Zucker Game" is used instead of the traditional "A David Zucker Film." See more »

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Spoofs Titanic (1997) See more »

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The Honeymoon Is Over
Written by Louise Gold, Michelle Charles, Gary Benson and Livingstone Browne
Performed by Louchie Lou and Michie One
Courtesy of China Records Ltd.
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Indecently hilarious!
1 June 2004 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I once watched Baseketball, got hooked and since then I watched it like 50 times. It is one of the films I cannot ever seem to grow tried of. I don't know what it is about it, but it is somehow so complete in its rough form.

Obviously, it doesn't hurt that there is plenty of nude (and amazingly gorgeous) women in the film (Victoria Silvstedt; WOW! is the only word that springs to mind!!!), but also because it is so delightedly respect-less towards just about anyone or anything.

All I can say to this flick is, if you like South Park, you'll LOVE this one! In fact, anyone with a sense of humour should enjoy this one!

7/10


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