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BASEketball (1998)

 -  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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During the scene in the hospital, these lines are all improvised by Parker and Stone. Remer: "I'm giving her all I've got, Captain." Coop: "I love you, I always have." See more »

Goofs

During the first championship game the announcer says Coop has hit for the cycle 7 times, We don't see the scoreboard until after Squeek and Remer hit, but after they both get hits it says 22 hits. For Coop to hit the cycle 7 times would mean 28 hits for him alone See more »

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Bob Costas: What an unfortunate thing to happen on dozen-egg night!
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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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Spoofs Beetlejuice (1988) See more »

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Shoot Your Ball
Written and Performed by Toddy Walters
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What's the Big Deal?
3 August 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I've heard so many critics and average joes ripping into this flick like it was the first sign hailing the antichrist. The movie is simple, yes, but damn funny. Maybe I'm just not caught up in my own pretense to enjoy a simple movie. Yes, there are times when I crave something more sophisticated, but this movie still has my friends and I rolling in the aisles. Give it a chance and you just might like it. 7/10


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