Slap Shot

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Former hockey star Reggie Dunlop goes from living the high life to coaching a minor-league hockey team on the skids. When Dunlop realizes that playing dirty excites the crowds, he turns his team into a goon squad of thugs whose popularity only grows the longer they stew in the penalty box."

Overall Ranking: 704 (Rank from 1977: # 5)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 37.5%
Half-Popped 12.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less100(full review)
Drezzy95 - One of the funniest movies ever made, insanely quotable, and the Hanson brothers are a great trio of characters
Comedy: 9
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 9
Skooch95(full review)
3Guys Scotty85(full review)
Patrick Devitt80
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75Comedy: 6
Rewatch: 6
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews70
David Baruffi52

People Involved

  • Paul Newman (Reggie Reg Dunlop)
  • Strother Martin (Joe McGrath)
  • Michael Ontkean (Ned Braden)
  • Jennifer Warren (Francine Dunlop)
  • Lindsay Crouse (Lily Braden)
  • Jerry Houser (Dave Killer Carlson)
  • Jeff Carlson (Jeff Hanson)
  • Steve Carlson (Steve Hanson)
  • David Hanson (Jack Hanson)
  • Yvon Barrette (Denis Lemieux)
  • Allan F. Nicholls (Johnny Upton (as Allan Nicholls))
  • Brad Sullivan (Morris Mo Wanchuk)
  • Stephen Mendillo (Jim Ahern)
  • Yvan Ponton (Jean-Guy Drouin)
  • George Roy Hill (Director)