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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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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,086,105, 2 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,940,185, 30 August 1998
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The word "dude" is spoken a total of 98 times throughout the movie (including the scene after the credits). 21 of these are during Coop and Remer's "dude" argument. See more »

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Some of the more outrageous continuity errors (the sudden appearance in Baxter's hands of the parabolic listening device, for instance) are deliberate jokes. See more »

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Bob Costas: What an unfortunate thing to happen on dozen-egg night!
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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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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1998 (1999) See more »

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Roses Are Red
Written by Claus Norreen, Lene Nystrøm (as Lene Nymstrom), Peter Hartmann and Jan Langhoff
Performed by Aqua
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Does it just suck being you?
7 September 2006 | by 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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