Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice

"Terrible"

Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice Review


I never saw the original Slap Shot [okay, I finally saw it -CN], but I just don't think the minor 1977 Paul Newman sports classic had hapless hockey players shilling their talents for a phony "entertainment" hockey league (think the Harlem Globetrotters). Complete with a bastard league owner (Gary Busey) and a woman coach (Jessica Steen) and just about every other cliche in the sports movie book, Slap Shot 2 isn't much more than Major League on ice... with all the humor stripped out of it.

Baldwin is bad, Steen is bored, and Busey is downright awful. Cameos from real hockey players don't make a lick of difference when the story is this horrible. Hockey is one of my favorite sports to watch. Slap Shot 2 makes it painful.



Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice

Facts and Figures

Run time: 96 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 26th March 2002

Distributed by: Universal Studios Home Video

Production compaines: Universal Studios

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

IMDB: 4.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Sean Linden, as Palmberg, as Jessie Dage, as Richmond Claremont, as Martin Fox, as Gordie Miller

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