This irreverent and hilarious look into the world of professional sports has Paul Newman as the coach of the Chiefs, a struggling minor-league hockey team. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition. Slap Shot's outrageous comedy, hard-hitting action, memorable lines and unforgettable characters have made this classic one of the all-time best sports movies ever!

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
209 Ratings
209 Ratings

83% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 25
  • Rotten 5

Critics Consensus: Raunchy, violent, and very funny, Slap Shot is ultimately set apart by a wonderful comic performance by Paul Newman.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Countless profanity penalties in ''70s hockey spoof.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1977 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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