Space Jam

1996 live-action and animated film

Space Jam is a 1996 American family live-action/animated featuring Looney Tunes characters. The film was produced by Ivan Reitman, and directed by Joe Pytka, with Tony Cervone and Bruce W. Smith directing the animation.

A fictional account of Michael Jordan's first retirement from the NBA, the film was released theatrically by Warner Bros. under the Family Entertainment brand label on November 15, 1996. It plays out as an alternate story of Jordan's initial return to basketball, this time with him being inspired by Bugs Bunny and friends. Despite mixed reviews from critics, Space Jam was a box office success, opening at #1 in the US, and grossing over $230 million worldwide.

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Barkley: It was this girl, 5'-nothin'. Blocked my shot!
Psychiatrist: When did you first start having this dream?
Barkley: It wasn't a dream! It really happened!

Psychiatrist: Are there any other areas besides basketball where you find yourself unable to perform?
Ewing: No!
Psychiatrist: I'm just asking.

Fortune teller: I see aliens. Little aliens from outer space. They forced their way inside your bodies. They need your talent to win a basketball game against Bugs Bunny.
Ewing: [whispers] Bugs Bunny?
Fortune teller: I also see Michael Jordan being sucked down a golf hole by furry creatures.
Ewing: That's it. We're outta here.
Johnson: We're leaving now.
[the incapacitated players set off]
Bradley: Let's try some acupuncture.
Muggsy: Good idea. [to the fortune teller] Bye.

[Stan has finished digging up the golf hole that Michael got sucked down, and still no sign of him]
Stan: This is it! THIS IS IT! I don't know where you are, Michael! But wherever you are, you obviously enjoy bein' there more than spendin' time with me!
Daffy: You'd better hope this Jordan character still knows how to play hoops.
Bugs: You and me both, brother.
Daffy: Listen. How's this for a new team name? The Ducks!
Bugs: Please! What kinda Mickey Mouse organization would name their team The Ducks?
Daffy: So sue me! It's just a suggestion.

Muggsy: What are you saying? That I'm trying to disobey my mama?
Psychiatrist: I didn't say that. You did, Muggsy.
Muggsy: But I love my mama.

Murray: It's 'cause I'm white, isn't it?
Michael: No. Larry's white. So what?
Murray: Larry's not white. Larry's clear.

[as Michael's golf ball rolls toward the hole in an unusual way]
Murray: It is alive!

[Michael tries to walk on the Looney Tunes' gym floor, but his cleats get stuck, and he falls down]
Michael: Can anyone lend me a pair of sneakers?
Bugs: Uh, sneakers?
[he and the other Tunes look down at their feet; no one is wearing sneakers]
Foghorn Leghorn: Uh...
Tweety: Sowwy.
Michael: Someone's gonna have to go to my house and pick up my basketball gear.
Daffy: To your house? In 3D Land?
Michael: Yeah, but whatever you do, don't forget my North Carolina shorts.
Daffy: Your shortth? From college?
Michael: I wore them under my Chicago Bulls uniform every game.
Looney Tunes: [grossed out] Eww!
Michael: Hey! I washed 'em after every game!
Sylvester: Sure...!
Michael: I did!
Daffy: Gross.

Johnson: I've been MRI'd, EKG'd, X-rayed, laser beamed,...
Ewing: Still can't find anything wrong with us.
Muggsy: Hey, maybe there's nothin' wrong with us.
Johnson: That's right, Muggs. Maybe it's just in our heads.
Muggsy: We're fine. It's just some psychosomatic deal or somethin' to do with the moon or the alignment of the planet.

[after cleaning up the gym]
Taz: Lemony fresh!

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