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The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)

PG
102 min | Comedy, Sport

The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
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$ 12,922
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$ 8,281,246
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Nov 6, 1979 (United States)

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Julius Erving
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Jonathan Winters
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Meadowlark Lemon
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Jack Kehoe
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Margaret Avery
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James Bond III
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Michael V. Gazzo
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Peter Isacksen
Driftwood Driftwood   See fewer
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Nicholas Pryor
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Stockard Channing
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Marv Albert
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Debbie Allen
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Darrell Brown
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Julius Carry
Malik Jamal Truth (as Julius J. Carry III) Malik Jamal Truth (as Julius J. Carry III)   See fewer
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Jerry Chambers
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Alix Elias
Michelle Michelle   See fewer
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Jessie Lawrence Ferguson
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Clayton Hill
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Davis Johnson
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Jack Kurtz
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Arthur Manteris
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Luther Burden
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Ron Carter
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5.2 / 10 | 853 votes