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Semi-Pro

Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell) likes to think of himself as a professional basketball player, so he buys his own team and bills himself as their star. The movie is similarly pretentious, appearing like an underdog sports movie, but really just a vehicle to spoof the 70s and slam-dunk some crude humor. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: D+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: D
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 28 Feb 2008
Video Release: 02 Jun 2008
MPAA Rating: R
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Amazingly, there is a thread of truth in this movie. The ABA was a real league that existed from 1967 to 1976, and their teams were known for flashier plays and glitzier performances. While the Flint team in this movie is fictitious, you can find more details about the league in this article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Basketball_Association

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