BASEketball 1998

Critics score:
42 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: [A] funny, gleefully offensive spoof of professional sports. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: I was bored well before the end, but found the first half hour pretty funny. Read more

Jack Mathews, Los Angeles Times: If you're old enough to see this movie without a parent or guardian and all that sounds encouraging, this review has failed, and failed badly. Read more

Bilge Ebiri, Entertainment Weekly: Their incessant, obscene banter is meant to be endearing; their total lack of presence makes it simply annoying. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: Read more

Rick Groen, Globe and Mail: The kind of flick that serves itself up as the object of its own satire. Read more

Jeff Giles, Newsweek: Jenny McCarthy and Ernest Borgnine -- together at last. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It's not very funny and tries to buy laughs with puerile shocks. Read more

Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle: The comedy sets up some very big targets -- the commercialization of sport, crass franchise owners, sentimental idolatry of players, exploitation of foreign workers by superstar merchandisers -- and then lobs tiny spitballs at them. Read more

Leonard Klady, Variety: The vulgar, obvious humor of Zucker brother David and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone elicits easy, guilty laughs, yet the material has an underlying innocence that's just shy of good clean fun. Read more

Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post: What kind of movie is it where Yasmine Bleeth is the best thing about it? Read more