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Release Date: July 28, 1998

Year    :   1998
Slogan    :   «Two guys invented a game... and turned the sports world upside down!»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures, Zucker Brothers Productions
Director    :   David Zucker
Producers    :   Junie Lowry-Johnson, David Zucker, Gil Netter, Katy Wallin Sandalis, Robert LoCash, Libby Goldstein, Jeff Wright, Cleve Landsberg, Cleve Landsberg, Kathryn Takis
Writers    :   David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Lewis Friedman, Jeff Wright
RunTime    :   103 mins.
Budget    :   25000000
Revenue    :   7027290

Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop and 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. Theirs is the only team standing in the way of major rule changes that the owner of a rival team wants to institute.

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