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The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  30 June 1978 (USA)
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In this third film of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promoter/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best ... See full summary »

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Marvin Lazar
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Tomisaburô Wakayama ...
Coach Shimizu
Antonio Inoki ...
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Hatsune Ishihara ...
Arika
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In this third film of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promoter/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a series of adventures and mishaps the boys come into. Written by Matthew Patay

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For the summer of '78, The Bad News Bears will be back in their all new film comedy. See more »

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The Bad News Bears 3  »

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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 1th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1978. See more »

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Abe Bernstein: Marvin, if I take off my shoes, I'm going to get athlete's foot!
Marvin Lazar: Well, that'll be the only part of you that is an athlete.
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The Paramount mountain changes into Mount Fuji before the opening credits begin. See more »

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References Happy Days (1974) See more »

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It's the third strike and this series is out
26 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

The franchise is getting very old and tiring here and the once funny antics of those rambunctious little leaguers on the Bears baseball team aren't even the least bit funny anymore. Many of the kids from the first two films chose not to appear in this one (that may be one of the problems) and Tony Curtis seems lost in his role as the team's new coach, a shifty con man who attempts to make some big money by sending the Bears off to Japan for a highly publicized exhibition game against Japan's best little league baseball team. Paramount wisely chose to end the series after this one.


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