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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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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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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

This is Robert Vaughn's 100th film. See more »

Goofs

When Squeak is first psyched out, when he is still working for the gas company, right before he releases the ball we hear him say, "huh?" even though his mouth never moves. See more »

Quotes

Joseph R. Cooper: [Squeak is trying to shut off their gas] Shoot for it.
Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: Shoot for it? What are you, insane? This is my job, you assholes!
Joseph R. Cooper: Look, it's a good deal. All you gotta do is make a single from right here, and you can shut off our gas and we'll never call you "Squeak" again.
Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: Or bitch.
Joseph R. CooperDouglas "Swish" Reemer: [Coop and Reemer exchange looks] Or bitch.
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Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: [Squeak lines up, ready to shoot] All right. Check this shit out.
Joseph R. Cooper: [psyche-out] Steve Perry.
Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: Huh?
[shoots and misses, ball bounces off roof and hits dog]
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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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Referenced in South Park: The Passion of the Jew (2004) See more »

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Every Kinda Everything
Written by Brian Henneman
Performed by The Bottle Rockets
Courtesy of ESD
By Arrangement with Rykodisc and Ocean Park Music Group
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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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