Kingpin Trailer & Clips


Kingpin full movie is released on Jul 26, 1996. Watch Kingpin online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $25,023,434. Kingpin is directed by Bobby Farrelly,Peter Farrelly and created by Barry Fanaro with Woody Harrelson and Randy Quaid. Kingpin is available online on Amazon Prime Video and Paramount Plus.

Roy Munson was raised to be the best bowler in the world (trained early on by his father). But a fellow bowler, Ernie McCracken and a misunderstanding with some rough punks, leaves poor Roy with the loss of his bowling hand! Not to let this get him down, he gets a prosthetic hand and becomes a travelling sales man. But it's really all down hill for him from that night on until ... One day he meets Ishmael who is Amish and sneaks away from the farm to bowl (his fellow Amish would disown him if they knew)! Roy convinces Ishmael to let him be his trainer and he'll make him the best bowler the world has ever seen. Reluctantly Ishmael agrees to go on the road and shortly afterwards actually finds that life outside the farm is quite fun. Soon their paths cross that of Ernie McCracken who is still a top ranking bowler. While Roy's career and life have landed in the toilet bowl, Ernie is still drawing huge crowds and all the babes! They both square off for the ultimate bowling championship ... to see which one truly IS the champion.

As know as:

Locos por el juego, O Rei do Bowling, Strike, Kingpin, Kingpin: Estes Loucos Reis do Boliche

Release Date:

Jul 04, 1996

Release Date (Streaming):

Jun 05, 2001


United States



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Production Companies:

Rysher Entertainment, Motion Picture Corporation of America (MPCA)

Gross worldwide:



A comedy right up your alley., You wouldn't want to meet these pinheads in an alley., From the idiots what brung you "Dumb and Dumber", The movie the Olympuk comitee wouldn't allow you to see., A movie with a lot of balls.


Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
This bad-taste comedy about bowling champs, from the dudes who brought you Dumb and Dumber, decides to go scummy and scummier by blatantly ripping off several scenes...
by rottentomatoes, Jun 14, 2022
Scott Tobias
The Dissolve
Kingpin makes inspired comedy by channeling the Weber spirit-and the humble reality of the circuit-through the frame of an inspirational sports movie.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 22, 2014
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
by rottentomatoes, Sep 07, 2011

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