Semi-Pro

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  90 min.
Release Date: February 29, 2008
DVD: June 3, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 2.89
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Cast: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin, Maura Tierney, Will Arnett, Andy Richter, David Koechner, Andreas Grosch, Jackie Earle Haley

Synopsis

An outrageous comedy set in 1976 against the backdrop of the maverick ABA -- a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivaled the NBA and made a name for itself with innovations like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest.

Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell), a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song "Love Me Sexy" to achieve his dream of owning a basketball team; but Moon's franchise, the Flint Michigan Tropics, is the worst team in the league and in danger of folding when the ABA announces its plans to merge with the NBA. If they want to survive, Jackie and the Tropics must now do the seemingly impossible -- win.

Director: Kent Alterman
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Jimmy Miller
Screenplay: Scot Armstrong
Official Site: www.semipromovie.com

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