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2.5 out of 10 slap Shot
Jerry from Cork, 21 Aug 2008
As sports films go, this is a funny show. Paul Newman is excellent, but its the Ranson brothers that make it, their random acts of violence on the rink remind me of an local derby Junior B hurling game! Story line is also pretty slick - they don't make them like they used to!
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5 out of 10 Classic
Brian from Wexford, 27 Nov 2009
On it's own this is one really funny film - with Paul N you get a lot more, one of my favourite films. Much more than just a sports film.
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George Roy Hill's irreverent, influential and outrageously funny look into the world of professional ice hockey stars Paul Newman as the coach of the Chiefs, a third-rate minor league hockey team. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up three odd-looking and foul-mouthed players whose job it is to literally attack and demolish the opposition, to the delight and cheers of a steadily increasing throng of fans...

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