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Pit Barrel King 10-19-2017 03:05 PM

Can we talk about how good Goon was?
 
I'm going to watch the sequel soon, but this was probably the best sports movie I've ever seen.

Seanny One Ball 10-20-2017 10:59 AM

It's a good movie but "best sports movie" it certainly aint.
Alison Pill should never ever play a leading role in anything, especially not a fucking love interest. She has the face of a little boy.

Also I'm not sure it's a film that needed a sequel.

Destor 10-20-2017 11:09 AM

Space Jam is the best sports movie

Broken Wheel 10-20-2017 11:21 AM

Goon was pretty damn good but no Slapshot good. We'll see about Goon2 when I get a chance to see it

Seanny One Ball 10-20-2017 11:31 AM

The best sports movie is the The Benchwarmers

Pit Barrel King 10-20-2017 01:41 PM

Goon was better than Slapshot. Hated Benchwarmers.

Seanny One Ball 10-21-2017 12:12 PM

If I was being serious I'd say the best sports movie is Tin Cup, Field Of Dreams or Rocky.

Stickman 10-21-2017 12:54 PM

I agree, The Goon was an unexpected good movie.

The Midnight Gertner 10-21-2017 05:50 PM

Goon was really good. Haven't seen the sequel yet.

Nicky Fives 10-24-2017 10:08 AM

Goon was great. Goon 2 was alright. Greatest sports movie ever is A League Of Their Own.

Broken Wheel 10-24-2017 10:52 AM

What are the best sport movies by genre?

Lock Jaw 10-24-2017 11:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Broken Wheel (Post 5031815)
What are the best sport movies by genre?

Sounds like a spinoff thread to me.

Pit Barrel King 10-25-2017 11:45 AM

I want to see Hockey live again. Good memories.

Seanny One Ball 10-25-2017 01:30 PM

If they get rid of the enforcer then Goon 2 may be the only sequel

Danny Electric 10-26-2017 01:09 PM

This thread just made me realise which film I recognised Alison Pill from when watching American Horror Story.

Lock Jaw 10-26-2017 03:31 PM

I know her from the HBO hit series The Newsroom

Danny Electric 10-26-2017 07:46 PM

Meant to say it was Scott Pilgrim I remembered her from .

SlickyTrickyDamon 10-26-2017 10:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Swiss (Post 5029875)
Goon was better than Slapshot. Hated Benchwarmers.

Frog Pussy!

Pit Barrel King 10-26-2017 10:47 PM

Facts.

Helmsphere 10-28-2017 04:38 PM

I loved the Goon and have watched it many times on Netflixs.

But favorite sports movie is The Replacements.

Pit Barrel King 10-28-2017 08:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Helmsphere (Post 5034014)
I loved the Goon and have watched it many times on Netflixs.

But favorite sports movie is The Replacements.

I did love that film.

Tom Guycott 10-29-2017 10:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Swiss (Post 5029875)
Goon was better than Slapshot.

Eh... slow down.

That's almost like saying CB4 was better than This Is Spinal Tap.

mitchables 11-01-2017 10:52 PM

excuse you all but

https://www.booktopia.com.au/http_co...hty-ducks-.jpg

SlickyTrickyDamon 11-01-2017 11:00 PM

What is the best football movie?

Lock Jaw 11-02-2017 01:49 AM

Today I learned they called The Mighty Ducks just "Champions" in some parts of the world.........

Weird.......

Good pick for a sports movie, though

mitchables 11-02-2017 04:33 AM

They called the sequel "The Mighty Ducks" here also, it caused a bit of confusion for us as children.

mitchables 11-02-2017 04:38 AM

By the DVD era they were released here as The Mighty Ducks and D2: The Mighty Ducks though so it all worked out eventually

Seanny One Ball 11-02-2017 10:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SlickyTrickyDamon (Post 5036273)
What is the best football movie?

I like Remember The Titans.

Pit Barrel King 11-02-2017 11:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mitchables (Post 5036271)

SPOILER!

The Midnight Gertner 11-04-2017 07:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Swiss (Post 5029875)
Goon was better than Slapshot. Hated Benchwarmers.

Goon better than Slapshot? You're about to cause a riot up here in Canada

Seanny One Ball 11-04-2017 12:50 PM

Slapshot is one of those Paul Newman films I always want to see but have never had a chance. I don't think it has ever been on TV while I was watching.

The Midnight Gertner 11-11-2017 04:39 PM

Oh God, it's on all the time here in Canada

Shisen Kopf 11-11-2017 04:42 PM

Slapshit is what I call that crapfest. Typical Canadian unfunny nonsense. Such a lame movie from a lame country.

Seanny One Ball 11-11-2017 05:56 PM

I love Canada

Seanny One Ball 11-25-2017 02:29 PM

I picked up Goon 2 for 3 yesterday. It is not the film that the first one was, that's for sure.
It made me think though. I suppose it's trying to do a semi serious take on the enforcer in hockey and they could hardly celebrate smashing heads now what with CTE issue becoming huge news. It was a weird mixture of violence and disapproval and honestly the plot was just so thin. I've seen films held together by less but they usually had a lot of great scenes to distract you from the plot development.

You can tell that Evan Goldberg wasn't involved in the writing this time. I would advise Jay Baruchel to find a creative writing partner if he wants to try directing another film.

Damian Rey 2.0 11-29-2017 02:34 AM

How the fuck has the Sandlot not been mentioned? Or the Natural? Or Major League? You guys are killing me.

SlickyTrickyDamon 11-29-2017 03:53 AM

Well, it was mostly about hockey movies for most of it.

Damian Rey 2.0 11-30-2017 02:09 AM

Oh....well fuck


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