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      The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh

      PG 1979 1 hr. 44 min. Comedy List
      Reviews 70% 1,000+ Ratings Audience Score An astrologer (Stockard Channing) helps a water boy (James Bond III) match players to his basketball team's star (Julius Erving), whose sign is Pisces. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Jan 01 Buy Now

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      Audience Member The best basketball and most fun hoops movie ever. Think I'm joking, here are my top ten reasons why. http://thefishthatsavedpittsburgh.com/havent-you-heard/top-10-reasons-why-the-fish-that-saved-pittsburgh-is-the-best-basketball-movie-ever/ Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review harrison r One of the weirdest premises for a movie ever, some good jokes, some good basketball, but yeah, don't watch if you want quality Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member I AM A PISCES AND THIS TEAM IS ALL PISCES OUT OF PITTSBURGH IN 1979. I WAS A LIL GIRL WHEN I FIRST WATCHED THIS MOVIE WITH MY FAMILY. I LOVE LOVE THIS MOVIE I JUST CAN'T FIND IT NO PLACE. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Audience Member Lots of fun, but really bad... Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Audience Member The Doctor is in the house in this 70's classic. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member Julius Erving in the starring role of this hilariously bad movie made it worth watching for me. The whole concept is absolutely ridiculous with the team cutting the rest of the team and only signing players with Pisces as their star sign, and the halftime of the final game being delayed in time to reset their horoscopes for the day by "the longest halftime show in basketball history" but is a good laugh with some surprisingly good basketball scenes added in. The final game includes other NBA players such as Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Gary Arnold Washington Post The flimsy material leaves director Gilbert Moses few resources to exploit off the basketball court. Oct 17, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis An astrologer (Stockard Channing) helps a water boy (James Bond III) match players to his basketball team's star (Julius Erving), whose sign is Pisces.
      Director
      Gilbert Moses
      Rating
      PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 1, 2009
      Sound Mix
      Surround
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