Plot & Details
Not content with his job as a bouncer at a local Beantown bar and a bit of an embarrassment to his accomplished family, Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) dreams of the kind of success enjoyed by minor league hockey goon Ross Rhea (Liev Schreiber). When a chance encounter with an on-ice thug leads to a bloody fist fight that Doug easily wins, the coach of the Halifax Highlanders sees potential in this mammoth sized man who is only hampered by his lack of any hockey playing ability and his brother's old figure skates. Standing up to the taunts of the other players, Doug manages to join the team, and with the encouragement of his hockey obsessed best friend (Jay Baruchel) quickly becomes a rising star. Soon he'll have the opportunity to face off against Ross "The Boss" Rhea and perhaps finally land a girlfriend. Now - all he needs is to learn how to skate.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 90min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 03/30/2012
- DVD Release Date: 05/29/2012
- Distributor(s): Magnet Releasing
- Starring: Seann William Scott , Jay Baruchel , Liev Schreiber , Alison Pill , Marc-André Grondin
- Themes: Hockey Players,Fighting the System,Coaches and Players
- Tone: Goofy,Irreverent,Rousing
- Keywords: fighting,hockey,hockey-player,slacker,teammate
- Country of Origin: Canada (02-24-2012),USA - Limited (03-30-2012)
- Language: English