R | | Comedy, Sport
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.
Woody Harrelson plays an aging professional basketball player in this movie. In 1992 he played a street ball player, along with Wesley Snipes, in White Men Can't Jump.
Bobby Dee: I think so.
Cornelius Banks: Yeah.
Jackie Moon: I'm fine.
Bobby Dee: Wow!
Dick Pepperfield: We just literally dodged a bullet.
Jackie Moon: We sure did!
Jackie Moon: Except for Cornelius!
Cornelius Banks: Woah! I did get shot!
When the Tropics team bus is on the road, you see a quick shot of an Interstate 55 sign, a Stuckey's sign, and mountainous terrain. I-55 connects Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis, and New Orleans, and has almost no mountains.
"No person or entity associated with this film received payment or anything of value, or entered into any agreement, in connection with the depiction of tobacco products."
£774,698 (UK) (2 March 2008)
$33,472,850 (USA) (27 April 2008)
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