BASEketball (1998)

BASEketball tells the tale of three slackers who make up a new, pure and innocent sport in their driveway, only to find it turned into a major corporate and wildly popular professional league.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 31, 1998
DVD Release Date: December 29, 1998
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

I was bored well before the end, but found the first half hour pretty funny.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

What kind of movie is it where Yasmine Bleeth is the best thing about it?

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You can't help feeling that the whole project must have begun as an off-the-cuff joke which some studio executive took seriously and greenlighted.

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Jeff Giles

Jenny McCarthy and Ernest Borgnine -- together at last.

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Leonard Klady

The vulgar, obvious humor of Zucker brother David and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone elicits easy, guilty laughs, yet the material has an underlying innocence that's just shy of good clean fun.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Is it dumb? You bet. Is it funny? Sporadically.

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Bilge Ebiri
Entertainment Weekly

Their incessant, obscene banter is meant to be endearing; their total lack of presence makes it simply annoying.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The kind of flick that serves itself up as the object of its own satire.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

An inane, painfully unfunny comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
The creators of South Park trade their voice-over and production abilities for on-screen acting abilities, which makes BASEketball just as hysterical. The films… More
Melvin White
Douglas "Swish" Reemer: Listen to me little bitch! You either go out there and make that shot or I'm gonna shove your head so far up your… More
Alex roy
BASEketball is a pretty decent comedy that is pure mindless entertainment. To watch this film, you really need to empty your mind, and enjoy. Starring the… More
Spencer S.
Mixed humor of both the parodying Zucker films and the obnoxious but obviously funny South Parkian brand of comedy from creators and stars of this film, Trey… More
Wahida K
Well it was watchable.
Manu Gino
Two guys invented a game... and turned the sports world upside down! Prepare to laugh alot! This movie was hilarious, omg the things they come up with on this… More