Judging from this low-scoring sports comedy about the mystique of men with balls, Will Ferrell needs to call a time-out from belly baring to refocus his fan-favorite game of playing clueless male doofuses. In Semi-Pro, as a faded one-hit pop star and the owner/promoter/coach of the Flint Tropics, a wishfully named struggling basketball team in the bad-plaid 1970s, the big goofball relies too much on the funny hair and swingin’ postures of the era as punchlines in themselves. His teammates include Woody Harrelson and an always righteous André Benjamin, looking fly in a giant ‘fro. C?
Genre: Comedy, Sports; Starring: Will Ferrell, Andre Benjamin, Woody Harrelson, Maura Tierney; Director: Kent Alterman; Author: Scot Armstrong; Release Date Wide: 02/29/2008; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: New Line Cinema
Posted March 6 2008 — 12:00 AM EST
- 'Star Wars' Live-stream with the cast of 'Rogue One'
- 'Supernatural' writer reveals 'Smallville' crossover that never happened
- 'Star Trek: Discovery': Bryan Fuller says he won't be involved
- '22 Jump Street' writer to pen spinoff about female cops
- 'Into the Badlands' season 2: Nick Frost joins martial arts drama
- Why Lynda Carter wasn't the Earth-1 POTUS of the Arrowverse
- WATCH: 'Rogue One' star Diego Luna describes meeting Darth Vader
- The 'Office Christmas Party' Cast Decks the Halls With Merry Mayhem
- The Best Gifts For 'Gilmore Girls' Fans
- See Exclusive Photos From Star-Studded Performances of 'Oh, Hello'
- 35 Photos of Britney Spears For Her 35th Birthday
- 12 Stars Who Are EGOT Winners
- 10 Celebs Who Appeared on 'Star Search' Before They Made It Big