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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)

Gross:

$6,940,185 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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The role of Kenny "Squeak" Scolari (Dian Bachar) was created when Trey Parker and Matt Stone were cast. Director 'David Zucker' had no intentions of a third character, but Trey and Matt convinced him to create the part. See more »

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When Coop is trying to save Joey after his operation, he tells Remer to set the voltage to 10,000 and then 15,000. However, Remer sets it to 15,000 the first time. See more »

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Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: [an enormous shadow is cast over Squeak. He looks at his hand, where Reemer has written "crib notes" so that Squeak can psyche-out his much larger opponent]
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Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: Your mother's deaf...
Ed Tuttle: My mother's dead, you little twerp.
Kenny "Squeak" Scolari: [Squeak reads from his hand again] I guess that why she didn't move around a lot.
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Indecently hilarious!
1 June 2004 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I once watched Baseketball, got hooked and since then I watched it like 50 times. It is one of the films I cannot ever seem to grow tried of. I don't know what it is about it, but it is somehow so complete in its rough form.

Obviously, it doesn't hurt that there is plenty of nude (and amazingly gorgeous) women in the film (Victoria Silvstedt; WOW! is the only word that springs to mind!!!), but also because it is so delightedly respect-less towards just about anyone or anything.

All I can say to this flick is, if you like South Park, you'll LOVE this one! In fact, anyone with a sense of humour should enjoy this one!

7/10


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