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BASEketball (1998)

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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 <>

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Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and crude sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baseketball  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.85 : 1
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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 »


Coop, Remer and Squeak are visibly drunk and disheveled at the game that takes place during Joey's surgery. However, when they go to the hospital immediately after the game, they are sober and presentable. See more »


Douglas "Swish" Reemer: [to one of the San Francisco players] I want to feel you... deep inside me!
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In the opening credits, "A David Zucker Game" is used instead of the traditional "A David Zucker Film." See more »


Psyched Out
Written by Supersuckers
Performed by Supersuckers
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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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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