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Title But you have to understand that I couldn't make enough of a profit to have a sale be worthwhile
From Slap Shot (1977) Soundboard
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Duration 7 seconds
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Uploaded September 26th 2019
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Slap Shot is a classic sports comedy film that was released in 1977. Directed by George Roy Hill, the movie has become a cult favorite among hockey enthusiasts and fans of offbeat comedy. Set in the fictional town of Charlestown, the film follows the struggles of the Charlestown Chiefs, a minor league hockey team on the verge of collapse. The protagonist of Slap Shot is Reggie Dunlop, played by the legendary Paul Newman. Dunlop, the aging player-coach of the Chiefs, is desperately trying to motivate his team and save it from being disbanded due to the declining popularity of the sport in the area. With his unconventional approach, Dunlop introduces aggressive tactics and dirty play to attract attention and revive the team's fortunes. The film also features a talented cast, including Michael Ontkean as Ned Braden, a skilled yet conflicted player who becomes a focal point of the story. The eccentric Hanson brothers, played by Dave Hanson, Steve Hanson, and Jeff Carlson, are also introduced as characters who bring their own unique style of play and comedic value to the film. Other notable cast members include Strother Martin, who plays the team's manager Joe McGrath, and Jennifer Warren as Francine Dunlop, Reggie's estranged wife. As Slap Shot progresses, the team's newfound notoriety brings in increasing fan support and potential buyers for the franchise. However, it also leads to escalating violence and mayhem on the ice, jeopardizing their chances of survival. The raucous comedy and unapologetic portrayal of the sport's rougher side make Slap Shot stand out from other sports movies of its time. The film skillfully combines slapstick humor with genuine moments of camaraderie and sportsmanship. While the focus is on the game of hockey, the movie also explores themes of resilience, loyalty, and empowerment. It showcases the world of minor league hockey, with its quirky characters and unique dynamics, while also delivering a message about the ways in which sports can bring people together, both for better and for worse. The success of Slap Shot lies not only in its entertaining storyline but also in the authenticity and enthusiasm shown by the actors, many of whom had minimal hockey experience prior to the production. This realistic portrayal of the game adds to the film's charm and appeal, allowing viewers to become fully immersed in the world of the Chiefs. To relive the laughter and excitement of Slap Shot, you can watch the movie or download the sounds and theme music from various online platforms. The film's soundtrack, composed by Elmer Bernstein, complements the on-ice action and captures the energy and spirit of the game beautifully. So, whether you are a hockey fan or simply enjoy a good comedy, Slap Shot is sure to entertain and leave you cheering for the underdogs. Whether you appreciate the memorable performances, the quotable lines, or the energetic soundtrack, it is easy to understand why Slap Shot has endured as a beloved classic in the realm of sports cinema.

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