Slap Shot (movie)

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Slap Shot
Directed byGeorge Roy Hill
Produced byRobert J. Wunsch
Stephen J. Friedman
Written byNancy Dowd
StarringPaul Newman
Strother Martin
Michael Ontkean
Jennifer Warren
Music byElmer Bernstein
CinematographyVictor J. Kemper
Edited byDede Allen
Production
company
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • February 25, 1977 (1977-02-25)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$28,000,000[1]

Slap Shot is an 1977 comedy-sports movie that was produced by Stephen J. Friedman and Robert J. Wunsch and was directed by George Roy Hill. Slap Shot was released on February 25, 1977 in North America. The movie received positive reviews with a 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie is about a minor league ice hockey team that trys to gain popularity for a small town by playing violently. Replica Chiefs jerseys and the Hanson Brothers have become very popular due to the movies success.

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  1. "Slap Shot, Box Office Information". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 29, 2012.

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