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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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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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31 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baseketball  »

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 word "dude" is used in the script 39 times. See more »

Goofs

Coop sings "And I should've been gone" to which Remer replies "I thought we said no more Journey Pysch-Outs." This line isn't actually from a Journey song, but "Oh Sherrie" from Steve Perry's solo album Street Talk. See more »

Quotes

Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: I am not going out with his sister!
Joseph R. Cooper: Dude, that's the defense, ya gotta psych them out.
Douglas "Swish" Reemer: Yeah, ya gotta say totally fucked up shit to psych them out.
Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: Oh... Hey wait a minute, why is me going out with his sister totally fucked up?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits have finished there is a scene where the Bob Costas and Al Michaels have a conversation consisting only of "dude", a la the make up scene between Parker and Stone. This ends with Al Michaels turning to the screen and pulling down a screen before what one would expect to be a kiss like Parker and Stone earlier in the film... See more »

Connections

Spoofs Field of Dreams (1989) See more »

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Beer
Written by Aaron Barrett
Performed by Reel Big Fish
Courtesy of Mojo Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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just funny
10 July 2005 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This movie is just funny. mindless, but funny. to enjoy this movie completely you can't have a perception of how a film like this goes and just enjoy all the side jokes and puns which are involved with the film. I still find the bit at the start funny when he says "want a beer........cock". funny stuff. but what makes the film decent is the fact that it doesn't try to hard to create a serious spin on the film, too many comedies try to have serious aspects which you just don't believe. But this is different and just focuses on being funny. I must say though, Yasmin bleeth is terrible in the film and adds nothing but the 3 main guys, coop, remer and squeak are very funny to watch and make the film great to watch


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