Directed by David Zucker, "BASEketball" (also known as "Sportskanonen, Die", "Baseketball") is a Comedy/Sport film, released in the USA on July 28 of 1998 , starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth, Jenny McCarthy and Ernest Borgnine.
Two guys invented a game... and turned the sports world upside down!
Who is the director of "BASEketball":
BASEketball was directed by David Zucker, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.
Before BASEketball, David Zucker had directed The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, released in 1991, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988), Ruthless People (1986), Top Secret! (1984), Airplane! (1980).
When was "BASEketball" released:
BASEketball was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, July 28, 1998. Also released on this day was The Peacekeeper. This was twenty (20) years ago.
It has been released on December, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Friday, July 31, 1998 in Canada; Friday, July 23, 1999 in Italy; Friday, January 07, 2000 in Spain and on Thursday, December 16, 1999 in Australia.
What is the cast of "BASEketball":
At the casting of BASEketball we find Trey Parker, previously seen in Alferd Packer: The Musical (1996); Matt Stone (Alferd Packer: The Musical (1996)); Dian Bachar (Alferd Packer: The Musical (1996)) [ more... ]
- Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Dian Bachar have all also be seen in Alferd Packer: The Musical, released in 1996.
- Reggie Jackson and Tim McCarver also appeared together in The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, released in 1988.
- Robert Vaughn and Robert Stack also appeared in The Caretakers, released in 1963.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Stack also appeared in Airplane!, released in 1980.
What is the Storyline of "BASEketball":
At Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, Joe "Coop" Cooper catches Reggie Jackson's third home run in the stands and proclaims to his best friend, Doug Remer, that "One day, I'm gonna be a big sports star."
16 years later, Coop (Trey Parker) and Remer (Matt Stone) are 23 and unemployed and about to have their gas shut off. They arrive uninvited at a party hosted by a former high school classmate of theirs. After finding out that their classmates have grown up and moved on with their lives, Coop and Remer [...]
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