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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$6,940,185 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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During the scene in the hospital, these lines are all improvised by Parker and Stone. Remer: "I'm giving her all I've got, Captain." Coop: "I love you, I always have." See more »

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When Jenna is telling Coop and Remer that her funding has been cut, The LA Riots team are throwing Squeak around in the background. In the last shot, the wire connected to Squeak is visible. See more »

Quotes

Robert Stack: The police have pieced together numerous theories on Coop's whereabouts.
Douglas "Swish" Reemer: I have no fucking clue where the hell he is. For all I care he could be hanging by his neck in his fucking closet!
Robert Stack: Scenario One: He's hanging by his neck in his fucking closet.
Jenna Reed: You want to know where Coop is? Just look for the most heinous, vile, and horrible exploitation of children on the planet.
Robert Stack: Scenario Two: Coop went to Disney World.
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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 »

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I Will Still Be Laughing
Written by David Pirner
Performed by Soul Asylum
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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and i laughed, and i laughed...
25 January 2001 | by (Brasov, Romania) – See all my reviews

BASEketball is indeed a really funny movie. David Zucker manages to make us all laugh our heads off again, in a really silly, but many times smart, comedy.

The 2 creators of South Park, the main actors in this film, play very good, surprisingly good actually, but this is the first time i see them as actors. The movie oftenly reminded me of South Park - one of my fav shows.

It's a really good and funny film, so don't miss it.

Vote: 7.5 out of 10.


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