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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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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$6,940,185 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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Trivia

The scene where Joey asks Coop to hit a homerun for him on the night of his liver operation is inspired by a real life event in which Babe Ruth visited a sick child in the hospital and promised to hit two homeruns for him. See more »

Goofs

When Remer makes an air-ball, he yawns and looks at his watch. And when Coop asks why everyone is mad at him, Remer's watch is gone. 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 »

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References The Natural (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Psyched Out
Written by Supersuckers
Performed by Supersuckers
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Effing brilliant!!!!
10 February 2004 | by (rainville USA) – See all my reviews

Just sickly and twistedly funny as hell. Parker and Stone are OBVIOUSLY demented, and hooking up with Zucker was a brilliant move. I laughed until I cried. I had to stop the tape several times because I was incoherent from laughing so hard. The Robert Stack bit was just sooooooooooo funny, as were pretty much all of the jokes. Now the DVD version on the other hand has some serioous problems, like missing scenes, no extras to speak of and horrible picture quality. Pick it up on VHS instead, no extras, but you get the entire movie.


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