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Slap Shot

This foul-mouthed classic follows an ex-hockey star who winds up coaching a hapless minor-league club. When the Charlestown Chiefs realize that playing dirty excites the crowd, they become a squad of goon thugs, led by the iconic Hanson brothers.
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Netflix Rating: 3.8
Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 87%
Critics' score: 87   Audience score: 87   Rotten Tomatoes page
Top Rotten Tomatoes Critics

Slap Shot may have done a lot of fast skating and some solid body checking, but in the last period it makes a final costly slip -- and misses its goal. full review

Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine

Slap Shot has a kind of vitality to it that overwhelms most of the questions relating to consistency of character and point of view. full review

Vincent Canby, New York Times

Half the time Hill invites the audience to get off on the mayhem, the other half of the time he decries it. full review

Variety, Variety
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