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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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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

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$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

Flipped shot: When Coop is driving to the airport in his Red Beetle, in the external shot just when the singer on the radio sings, "Look out ahead there's a truck changing lanes..." we see that Coop is sitting in the right-hand side of the front of the car. See more »

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Joseph R. Cooper: Go back to your fancy cars, and your big bank accounts, and your celebrity friends, and your beautiful women, and Victoria Silvestedt, Playmate of the Year... FUCK!
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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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Don't Hate Me
Written by Parry Gripp
Performed by Nerf Herder
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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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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