Slap Shot

Funny, frank, and violent, George Roy Hill's absorbing film about minor league hockey offers a wonderful comic performance from Newman as the aging player-coach of the Charleston Chiefs. Mired in a long losing streak and deserted by their fans, the Chiefs learn that the franchise is to fold at the end of the season because the steel mill that employs most...read more

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Slap Shot - Official Trailer
01:47 — A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.
The Junior League Trailer
01:19 — Trailer for Slap Shot 3: The Junior League. Get ready for a rough-and-tumble comedy that knows how to kick some serious puck! When a ragtag youth tea (more…)

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Funny, frank, and violent, George Roy Hill's absorbing film about minor league hockey offers a wonderful comic performance from Newman as the aging player-coach of the Charleston Chiefs. Mired in a long losing streak and deserted by their fans, the Chiefs… (more)

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