Will Ferrell lead a struggling basketball team, through an outrageous sports ride, scoring an absolute comedic slam-dunk!
Production Year: 2008
November 10, 2016 23:00 (KSA) ~ November 10, 2016 22:00 (CLT)
(mbc.net) Set in Flint, Michigan during the late 70’s, semi-Pro is an outrageous sports comedy, which will score high on all audience’s scoreboards. Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell), a semi-pro basketball team captain, with dreams of merging his team with the NBA. When news of a potential merger starts circulating, Jackie is ecstatic at first, however his excitement quickly dissipate when he learns of the plans of not including his team, the Tropics, into the merger. Now, it’s not a game anymore, a battle. However, not an easy one, with his best player, an ex-Celtics player and a has been, at the end of his career; his second star, a young hotshot, yet a selfish hotshot, who plays practically as if the only team player. Meaning? A lot of work ahead, and of course endless laughs, and hilarious situations.
In recent years the name of Will Ferrell, has bean equivalent for hilarious comedy hits, and this is no exception. Woody Harrelson wins the MVP in this outrageous ride.
- Will Ferrell as Jackie Moon
- Woody Harrelson as Monix
- Andre Benjamin as Clarence
- Maura Tierney as Lynn
- Andrew daly as Dick Pepperfield
- Will Arnett as Lou Redwood
- Andy Richter as Bobby Dee
- David Koechner as Commisioner
- Rob Corddry as Kyle
- Matt Walsh as Father Pat the Ref
- Jackie Earle Haley as Dukes
Directed by: Kent Alterman