Balls of Fury

A huge comedy with tiny balls.


Balls of Fury
A former promising table tennis player has been reduced to showing off his skills as entertainment. One day, the FBI approaches him for a secret mission. He will have to train up, and then enter an underground competition with life-or-death consequences. The aim is to get close to the evil mastermind behind the competition, who was also responsible for killing his father. And so he begins training with a blind master and his attractive niece...

90 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Language).
Action, Comedy, Crime, Sports.

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Only the white ball should bounce...
Only the white ball should bounce...

Credits

Cast
Dan Fogler, Christopher Walken, George Lopez, Maggie Q, James Hong, Terry Crews, Robert Patrick, Diedrich Bader, Aisha Tyler
Director
Robert Ben Garant
ScreenplayThomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant
MusicRandy Edelman
CinematographyThomas E. Ackerman
EditingJohn Refoua
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2007
Produced byIntrepid Pictures, Rogue Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | CAP Report | ScreenIt Report
Trailer: Medium

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageMild to strong, fairly crude and vulgar
NudityNone
SexMild sexual innuendoes
ViolenceMild comedic action violence
PrejudiceMild in comedic effect
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Adjusted Childcare Action Project (CAP) Report (USA)

CategoryScore (-50 to 50)
Wanton Violence / Crime
-17
Impudence / Hate
-48
Sexual Immorality
-50
Drugs / Alcohol
-1
Offence to God
15
Murder / Suicide
26
Final score
-12

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Zane Henry quote iconIt will take a brass crotch to endure it.
5
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote iconEen van die vrotste rolprente van die jaar.
1
Cape Times
Kevin Crust quote iconPing-pong parody bounces off the table.
5
iAfrica.com
Rebekah Kendal quote iconCatch it on DVD — you shouldn't have to wait too long.
8
The Citizen
Peter Feldman quote iconIn short, the storyline is insipid, the comedy often misses it mark and the use of racial stereotypes is unfunny.
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconOnce you realize it’s only going to be so good, you settle back and enjoy that modest degree of goodness, which is at least not badness.
13
ScreenIt
quote iconGood for just a random grin here and a lone chuckle there.
5
Metacritic.com
26 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
109 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconFails to generate enough laughs despite its lowbrow intentions.
5

What the People say

Internet
3660 Netizens quote iconLaughter abounds
10

Average .. 35%

7




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