We've Got Balls is a quirky, family-friendly comedy that offers a good many laughs as it imparts a tender and important social message. The film's premise centers around the concept that what may mean nothing to one person may mean everything to somebody else. It keys in on the proverbial David and Goliath scenario when a filthy-rich land developer, Vivian Brechner, decides not to renew the land lease on a bowling alley in a small town, so that together with a local avaricious tribal Indian chief, she can tear it down to make way for a gambling casino. But what happens when the 52 people in Fountain Springs learn that Fountain Bowl - the "only thing they've got" - is teetering on the brink of destruction? Their community lifestyle, as they have known it, is about to come to an abrupt and tragic end. When the townsfolk get word of it in the Fountain Spray newspaper, suddenly all hell breaks loose! Herman Pritzloff, who inherited the bowling alley from his late father (and runs the establishment with his inept twin sons, Irwin and Simon) is faced with having to raise nearly $500,000 to exercise his first right of refusal to buy the land on which the bowling alley sits once the 25-year lease expires. While he intends to save it, he can only secure a loan for half of the needed funds. When Brechner's son, Alexander, is sent to face Fountain Springs' Mayor Dawson Dinwitty, and city councilman George Pandick (who also serves as the alley's bowling instructor), we learn that both the mayor and the city council will have to vote in favor of the demo for it to go forward. So, what happens when greed gets the better of the mayor? We see Dinwitty play both ends against the middle, outwardly supporting the town, while allowing Vivian Brechner to wine, dine and golf him to win his vote. The situation takes a critical turn when Irwin and Simon Pritzloff soon befriend Vivian's son, Alexander Brechner, who is sent to act as her intermediary with the "city government."

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