Semi-Pro movie poster
C-
FilmJabber
B+
Users
YOUR RATING
A
B
C
D
F
Movie Overview Movie Synopsis Movie Review Movie Trailers Movie Photos Comments
Semi-Pro movie poster

Semi-Pro (2008) - Movie Details

Share:
Comedy Sports
90 min.
Release Date
February 29, 2008
DVD Release Date
June 3, 2008 (Buy on Amazon)
Director
Running Time
90 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language and some sexual content

Will Ferrell stars in Semi-Pro, 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. Ferrell plays Jackie Moon, 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... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Basketball has evolved tremendously over the last several decades, though from what I can't really say as I neither was alive then nor care now to really research the matter. Still, basketball of old seems to scream of more innocent, less luxurious times, and Semi-Pro, the new Will Ferrell movie coming to DVD this Tuesday, had an excellent opportunity to capitalize on such a concept. Ferrell has already taken on figure skating, NASCAR and weathermen with a similar approach and style, and it seemed almost inevitable that Semi-Pro would be one of his most successful films to date. Amazingly, it turned out to be a box office disappointment, and having now watched the film, I must say that, for once, audiences were to smart to avoid this picture. Full movie review »
C-
FilmJabber
B+
Users
YOUR RATING
A
B
C
D
F

AROUND THE WEB

blog comments powered by Disqus
MOVIE BLOG