Pong, Flicks, and Chill. Below you’ll find a selection of movies
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Pong, Flicks, and Chill

Pong, Flicks, and Chill

(by Steve Hopkins)

Over the years there have been a lot of movies with table tennis included as a part of the plot.  As much of the American public finds itself trapped at home scrolling through their streaming services looking for entertainment options – we’re here to help you combine two of the things that you love most (PONG and FLICKS).

Below you’ll find a selection of movies currently available online that feature our sport prominently.  Stay safe and stay home.

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1.      Balls of Fury |  Rotten Tomatoes 21%  |  A one-time ping-pong prodigy who hasn’t played since he blew his chance at a championship more than 20 years ago is recruited by the FBI to infiltrate an underground ping-pong death match.  |  Hulu, Amazon Prime, Vudu, YouTube, Google Play

2.      Ping Pong Summer  |  Rotten Tomatoes 59%  |  A 1985 summer vacation changes the life of a shy white teen who is obsessed with table tennis and hip-hop music.  |  Tubi, Amazon Prime, Vudu, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play

3.      Ping Pong Playa  |  Rotten Tomatoes 64%  |  A slacker must preserve is family honor by winning a table tennis tournament.  |  Tubi, Amazon Prime

4.      Top Spin  |  Rotten Tomatoes 100%  |  Ariel Hsing, Michael Landers, and Lily Zhang prepare to compete in the 2016 Olympic Trials.  |  Amazon Prime

5.      Ping Pong  |  Rotten Tomatoes 79%  |  Table Tennis playing seniors heading to China to compete in the over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.  |  Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Vudu

6.      Forest Gump  |  Rotten Tomatoes 70%  |  One of Tom Hanks’ signature roles of a unique figure who maneuvers through history with one hallmark event being his participation in Ping Pong Diplomacy.  |  Hulu, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube


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