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Semi-Pro (2008)
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Will Ferrell Will Ferrell
Jackie Moon
André Benjamin André Benjamin
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Andrew Daly Andrew Daly
Dick Pepperfield
Will Arnett Will Arnett
Lou Redwood
Andy Richter Andy Richter
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David Koechner David Koechner
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Will Ferrell...is hilarious!

10 years, 5 months ago at Apr 21 8:40
2 votes
"It's like the Titanic but with bears!"

Of course, whenever Will Ferrell is thrown into a comedy there's always a guarantee that there'll be at least a few decent laughs. I guess I was hoping for another Anchorman or Talladega Nights when I walked into this one...and ended up walking out of the cinema feeling quite dissatisfied.

First of all, the film is only mildly ... read more

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1 year, 2 months ago at Jul 18 15:28
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For the people not involved in basketball Semi-Pro can be seen as a bad comedy, for the other is a mockumentary about the last days of ABA, American Basketball Association, before the merge with NBA, the team is slightly based on Virginia Squires and Ferrell's character mimic the great Rick Barry, everybody knows the weird style of Barry free-throw, and it's untouched record of 99.3%.
Why NB... read more

Funny, Corny.

10 years, 1 month ago at Aug 22 3:06
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"Semi-Pro" is nothing like Will Ferrell's other films. It is not nearly as good as "Elf", or "Stranger Than Fiction". The reason I say that is because it was very corny and unfunny at many moments. Will Ferrel's performance was not nearly as good as it could have been. It felt like the director tried a bit to hard to be funny. Other than that, the film was very good.

The story revol... read more
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Jackie Moon, the owner-coach-player of the American Basketball Association's Flint Michigan Tropics, rallies his teammates to make their NBA dreams come true.
Release date: 29 February 2008
Tags: Comedy (17), Sports (10), 2008 (10), Basketball (8), 2000s (6), Sport (4), (2), Recently Watched (2), Watched 2008 (2), Music (2), American (2), Will Ferrell Comedy (1), Profanity (1), Rated R (1), R Rated (1), Shit! (1), 80s 90s 00s (1), Underdogs (1), 90s 00s (1), 00s (1)
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“For the people not involved in basketball Semi-Pro can be seen as a bad comedy, for the other is a mockumentary about the last days of ABA, American B”

kathy voted for a review of Semi-Pro (2008) 1 year, 1 month ago

“For the people not involved in basketball Semi-Pro can be seen as a bad comedy, for the other is a mockumentary about the last days of ABA, American B”

Mass. Patriot posted a review 1 year, 2 months ago

“For the people not involved in basketball Semi-Pro can be seen as a bad comedy, for the other is a mockumentary about the last days of ABA, American Basketball Association, before the merge with NBA, the team is slightly based on Virginia Squires and Ferrell's character mimic the great Rick Barry, everybody knows the weird style of Barry free-throw, and it's untouched record of 99.3%.

Why NBA try to constrict ABA :

1) Three point shot, only ABA had and it was copywrited, still today on All Star Game 3Point Contest the last ball, that worth double, on each field zones is a three colors ABA basketball.

2) Indiana Pacers, the state where basketball is a religion more than a simple sport had only a pro team...and it's an ABA team

3) San Antonio Spurs, fo” read more

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" For the people not involved in basketball Semi-Pro can be seen as a bad comedy, for the other is a mockumentary about the last days of ABA, American Basketball Association, before the merge with NBA, the team is slightly based on Virginia Squires and Ferrell's character mimic the great Rick Barry, everybody knows the weird style of Barry free-throw, and it's untouched record of 99.3%. Why NBA try to constrict ABA : 1) Three point shot, only ABA had and it was copywrited, still today on All S"


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"This was a bit funnier than I remembered it being (also after the Other Guys and the first anchorman I have been liking Will Ferrel more and more). "


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