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Slam Dunk Ernest

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Slam Dunk Ernest

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
performer:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Varney
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a D

Jim Varney’s seventh romp as Southern-fried peabrain Ernest P. Worrell hits a new low in stupidity β€” and a new high in schmaltz. Our hero is stuck on the bench in a basketball league until an archangel (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) gives him magical sneakers that enable Ernest to sky even higher than Air Jordan. Building to the obligatory Big Game, the moronic Slam Dunk Ernest, a direct-to-video comedy, makes a show of sending kids a message (shoes don’t win games, teamwork does). But what it’s mostly about is Varney making his goofy faces in front of a fish-eye lens. D

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