Celtic Pride

Synopsis: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after the end of the season. Mike and Jimmy, two die-hard sports fans who will risk anything for the Celtics to win, are really getting into the games. The Celtics would be a sure win if it weren't for Lewis Scott, the cocky, loud-mouth star of the Jazz. After Scott himself punishes the Celtics in a bad loss, Mike and Jimmy decide to take things into their own hands by kidnapping Scott and holding him until after the crucial game takes place.
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Director(s): Tom DeCerchio
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
 
IMDB:
5.2
Rotten Tomatoes:
9%
PG-13
Year:
1996
91 min
222 Views


Plunger.

Grandma?

Are you watching the Bruins game?

Yes, Peanut.

- Can you put the phone by the TV?

- "No problem. Hold on a second."

- Dad, what happened?

- Tommy.

There was a time in this country

when sports were revered.

But people today...

Their values are all out of whack.

Your mom and I are getting divorced.

See you, Tommy.

Bye, Dad.

See you, Dad!

- Hi, darling.

- Hi.

Tomorrow's gonna

be the greatest day of my life.

We'll be celebrating the first

Celtics' championship of the 90s.

- Excited?

- Yeah.

You only finished one order of ribs.

What's going on with you, anyway?

- Carol and I split up again.

- Really?

Yes. What are you smiling about?

Last time you broke up,

the Celtics won the championship.

That thought crossed my mind.

- Good evening, sir. Ma'am.

- Kevin.

Shouldn't you be planting evidence

on somebody this time of night?

I already did that. Celtics are gonna

blow out Utah tomorrow.

I hope so. Scott's taking 50 shots

a game. If he's hot, we're in trouble.

"If he's hot... " Three weeks

of college ball and he's an expert.

He led Boston in rebounds and assists

in his senior year of high school.

You were brutally defeated

in the 1 9 73 State Wrestling

Tournament by a blind guy.

Not brutally. I held back.

I didn't want to hurt the poor kid.

- He pinned you in 8.2 seconds.

- Where do you store all this memory?

I mean, how do you..?

It was more like 1 2 seconds, anyway.

Mark! Turn on the tube. Help me out.

On Tuesday night, the Celtics

defeated Utah Jazz with 1 06-94.

Worse, Scott was fined $ 1 0,000

for missing yesterday's practice.

He had this to say

about Tuesday's game.

I'm sorry, OK?

I've had back problems from carrying

this sorry excuse for a team.

- Talk about your textbook A-hole.

- Blaming the team, right?

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Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow (; born December 6, 1967) is an American producer, writer, director, actor and stand-up comedian. He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Girls, Love, and Crashing and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), Funny People (2009), This Is 40 (2012), and Trainwreck (2015). Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Hollywood Comedy Award, and an AFI Award for Bridesmaids (2011). His films have also been nominated for Grammy Awards, PGA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards.His producing credits include Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Superbad (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Pineapple Express (2008), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), The Five-Year Engagement (2012), Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Begin Again (2014), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016), and The Big Sick (2017). more…

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