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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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David Zucker
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In this never-before-seen Director's Cut, the doors of the world's imagination are thrown wide open and the boys of South Park are transported to a magical realm in their greatest odyssey ever.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Trey Parker ... Joe Cooper
Matt Stone ... Doug Remer
Dian Bachar ... Squeak Scolari
Yasmine Bleeth ... Jenna Reed
Jenny McCarthy ... Yvette Denslow
Ernest Borgnine ... Ted Denslow
Robert Vaughn ... Baxter Cain
Trevor Einhorn ... Joey Thomas
Bob Costas ... Bob Costas
Al Michaels Al Michaels ... Al Michaels
Robert Stack ... Robert Stack - Unsolved Mysteries Host
Reggie Jackson ... Reggie Jackson
Dan Patrick ... Dan Patrick
Kenny Mayne Kenny Mayne ... Kenny Mayne
Tim McCarver Tim McCarver ... Tim McCarver
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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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Two guys invented a game... and turned the sports world upside down! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baseketball See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,086,105, 2 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,940,185, 30 August 1998
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The shooting schedule worked out in such a way that Yasmine Bleeth's first scene was the one where she walks in on Matt Stone and Trey Parker naked in the locker rooms. See more »

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Every team has the same "bench" players. See more »

Quotes

Ted Denslow: [Denslow's taped will reading] I would like everyone to leave the room, so I could have a private moment with Coop.
[Nobody moves]
Ted Denslow: Now that we're alone Coop, there's something I want to tell you. Remember when you had the crabs and the only thing that made you feel better was this lotion? Well I found another use for it! It feels so good, it makes me want to sing! Just like that night we spent in that tattoo parlour in Chicago, come on baby! I'm too sexy for my shirt, too sexy for my shirt, so ...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits have finished there is a scene where the Bob Costas and Al Michaels have a conversation consisting only of "dude", a la the make up scene between Parker and Stone. This ends with Al Michaels turning to the screen and pulling down a screen before what one would expect to be a kiss like Parker and Stone earlier in the film... See more »


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Motivate
Written by William C. Hummel, Jr.
Performed by The Ernies
Courtesy of Mojo Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Indecently hilarious!
1 June 2004 | by filmfreak-5See 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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