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In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Til Schweiger ... Fred Krüppers
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Denise Poppnick
Jürgen Vogel ... Alex Nordberg
Anja Kling Anja Kling ... Mara Grundmann
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Ronnie Kimmel
Tanja Wenzel Tanja Wenzel ... Vicky
Ramon Julia König Ramon Julia König ... Linus Grundmann
Pasquale Aleardi ... Benno Held
David Scheller David Scheller ... Zlatko
Adele Neuhauser Adele Neuhauser ... Frau Hildegard
Fahri Yardim ... Mehmet (as Fahri Ögün Yardim)
Daniel Steiner ... Christian
Erwin Aljukic ... Niklas
Vanessa Petruo ... Julia
Jessica McIntyre ... Isabella
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In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the attention of young, attractive filmmaker Denise, who wants to feature an invalid fan in an image film for the team. Fred has to keep playing his role, while real invalid and really furious fan Ronny might call his bluff at any moment. Worse, still, love sets in... Written by KWiNK

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Release Date:

16 November 2006 (Germany) See more »

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Best comedy of the last years ... and it's a German one !!
18 November 2007 | by exfd01See all my reviews

A man in love will marry his girlfriend but first he has to get a signed basket ball for her wayward son - but only handicapped fans have the chance to get one. Seems like the only way to get this ball is visiting a basketball match as a handicapped ... Really equal to Hollywood productions! One gag after another, finest slapstick, no sensitive humor but crashing gags the entire movie. Jürgen Vogel and Til Schweiger at it's best! Alexandra Maria Lara plays the "emotional" part - absolutely lovely! And Christof Maria Herbst has been the best handicapped nasty person at all!! And about piety of handicapped people - no gag at the expenses of disabled people! We've got a severely disabled child and have been amused and laughing during the whole movie!

Absolutely recommendable!!


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