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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
In 1976, singer Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell) uses the profits from his only hit single to fulfill a longtime dream of owning a basketball team. His team, the Flint Michigan Tropics, is the worst team in the league, and what's more, the franchise may fold when the ABA and NBA announce plans to merge. It's up to Jackie and the Tropics to turn their game around and slam-dunk their chance for survival.

Cast: Will Ferrell , Woody Harrelson , André Benjamin , Maura Tierney , Will Arnett , Andy Richter , Rob Corddry , DeRay Davis

Director: Kent Alterman

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Semi-Pro (2008)

Release Date: February 29th, 2008|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Critics will score Semi-Pro on its missed shots. My guess is that audiences will do what they always do with Ferrell: remember when he killed them laughing. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The laughs do come, but not as readily, not as heartily and not as joyfully as you might expect. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Definitely more than semi-funny. show more

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