Released: 26th December 2008
Thirty years after they first graced our screens the infamous Hanson Brothers are back in this all-new installment of the phenomenal sports comedy classic, Slap Shot. Also starring comedy great Leslie Neilson (Airplane!, The Naked Gun 33 1/3) and hockey greats Mark Messier and Doug Gilmour, the ferocious laughs are not only delivered through brutal action and aggressive techniques, but with a little peace, love and hockey Feng Shui...
The Slap Shot phenomena began in 1977 with legendary actor Paul Newman starring as Reggie Dunlop, veteran player-coach of the Charlestown Chiefs - a loosing team in a dire financial position. Salvation arrives unexpectedly in the form of three violent goons with child like mentalities - The Hanson Brothers.
Not the Chiefs usual play style, nor coach Dunlop's preferred style, The Hanson's techniques rub off on the rest of the team and the Chiefs begin to win with virtually every game ending in a bloodbath!
Slap Shot brutalized any opposition and was hailed as one of the greatest American comedy movies of all time and the best hockey movie ever.
The Slap Shot legacy continues with Slap Shot 3: The Junior League. A hungry land developer feasts her eyes on Charlestown, paying particular attention to the local boy's orphanage. The unruly boys form the Junior League, hoping they can rally up the morale of the town once more to defeat the land developers. However, their only prospect of sponsorship lay in the most outrageous players to ever hit the ice - The Hanson Brothers.
This competition is now closed. The winners are as follow:
Karl Watts, Notts, NG17
Heather Kniveton, Milton Keynes, MK4
Robin Price, Cornwall, PL32
David Leaper, Surrey, SM5
Stuart Pickering, Birkenhead, CH4