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Here Come the Tigers -- A losing Little League baseball team, comprised of rough-talking, racially mixed neighborhood kids, is ultimately pulled into enough of a team to win a championship.


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Release Date:
14 April 1979 (Japan) See more »
It's a whole new ball game! See more »
Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little... See more » | Add synopsis »
In memoriam: Wes Craven, 1939-2015
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  (in credits order)
Kathy Bell ... Patty O'Malley
Noel Cunningham ... Noel 'Peanuts' Cady (as Noel John Cunningham)
Sean P. Griffin ... Art 'The Fart' Bullfinch
Max McClellan ... Mike 'The Bod' Karpel

Kevin Moore ... 'Eaglescout' Terwilliger
Lance Norwood ... Ralphy Parks
Ted Oyama ... Umeki Siddaharo
Michael Pastore ... Roger 'Fingers' Ross
Xavier Rodrigo ... Buster / Francis Xavier Rivera
Philip Scuderi ... Danny Mayfield
David Schmalholz ... Fritz 'Bionic Mouth' Curtis
Nancy Willis ... Sharyn Dixon
Andy Weeks ... 'Scoop' Maxwell
Todd Weeks ... Timmy Deutsch
Richard Lincoln ... Eddie Burke
James Zvanut ... Burt Honneger
Samantha Grey ... Bette Burke
Manny Lieberman ... Felix the Umpire
Terry Vance ... Mrs. Mayfield
Fred Denham ... Chief Duggan (as Fred H. Denham)
William Caldwell ... Kreeger
Fred J. Lincoln ... Aesop (as Fred Lincoln)
Mary Gamsu ... Judge Morin
Victor B. Miller ... Announcer
David Poor ... Dr. Newton

John Anthony Williams ... Cop #1 (as Tony Williams)
John B. Rose ... Cop #2
Luckey Heath ... Dr. Sternberg
George Ganzle ... The Con
Charles Curtiss ... Chauffeur
Sharon 'Brandy' Morris ... Woman in Jeep
Lee Bogert ... Fancy Woman
Vincent Sandercock ... Umpire #2
Aloysius Kerry ... Gus, The Panthers Coach
Adam Ganzle ... Spittin' Jim Hurley
Timothy Wilder ... The Pride of San Juan
Michael Ganzle ... Roadblock Neary
William Wilder ... The Beast
John Basili ... The Hook
Robert Basili ... The Razor
Jennifer Lyman ... Big Bertha
Andy Wittenstein ... Ramrod Steiner (as Andrew Wittenstein)
Doug Fincher ... Marcioni
William Hart ... Panther Player
Katie Ross ... Panther Player
Caroline Sherman ... Panther Player
Susan Boyar ... Cubs Coach
Kevin Cunningham ... Cubs Coach
Emily Bernhard ... Cubs Player
Neal Matthews ... Cubs Player
Charles Bunting ... Cubs Player
Gary Pils ... Cubs Player
James Freehill ... Cubs Player
Brian Reilly ... Cubs Player
Kelley Goodson ... Cubs Player
Michael Reilly ... Cubs Player
Kyle Goodson ... Cubs Player
Alex Sumner ... Cubs Player
Thomas Charney ... Pirates Coach
Peter Brummel ... Pirates Player
Andy McKibbins ... Pirates Player
Stephen Chacho ... Pirates Player
Ian Miller ... Pirates Player
Francesco D'Amico ... Pirates Player
David Rully ... Pirates Player
Adam Jebb ... Pirates Player
Jay Schmalholz ... Pirates Player
Michael Kaminsky ... Pirates Player

Mircea Oprea ... Pirates Player (as Micu Oprea)
Jessica Cunningham ... Cheerleader
Hilary Bogert ... Cheerleader
Cyrena Bogert ... Cheerleader
Patrice Hart ... Cheerleader

Directed by
Sean S. Cunningham 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arch McCoy  writer

Produced by
Sean S. Cunningham .... producer
Steve Miner .... producer (as Stephen Miner)
Original Music by
Harry Manfredini 
Cinematography by
Barry Abrams 
Film Editing by
Steve Miner 
Art Direction by
Susan E. Cunningham 
Makeup Department
Carla White .... makeup artist (as Carla Leigh White)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nancy Hart .... first assistant director
Steve Miner .... second unit director
Art Department
Roderick Robinson .... property master
Sound Department
Jack Higgins .... sound mixer
Max Kalmanowicz .... sound recordist
Richard Murphy .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Lee Bogert .... still photographer
Denver John Collins .... camera operator (as Denver Collins)
Denver John Collins .... gaffer (as Denver Collins)
Wes Craven .... gaffer
John Drake .... best boy grip
Stuart Math .... first assistant camera: second unit
Jack Rose .... key grip
Robert D. Shulman .... key grip (as Robert Shulman)
Timothy Snell .... first assistant camera (as Timothy John Snell)
Peter Stein .... camera operator: second unit
Jeff Wayman .... second assistant camera (as Jeffrey Wayman)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Bloom .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Susan E. Cunningham .... assistant editor
Bill Freda .... additional editor (as William Freda)
Dan Markham .... synchronization editor
Timothy Snell .... assistant editor (as Timothy John Snell)
Music Department
Harry Manfredini .... music adaptor
Other crew
Liz Argo .... script supervisor (as Elizabeth Argo)
Sharon Giese Hungerford .... production accountant
Sharon 'Brandy' Morr .... production assistant
Wynne Robison .... production assistant
John Travers .... production assistant
Cindy Veazey .... assistant to producer
Scott Deaver .... production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
87 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:PG (certificate #25180)
Filming Locations:

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Continuity: When Eddie and Burt respond to the call at Mrs. Mayfield's house, the car they are driving changes between shots.See more »
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References "Starsky and Hutch" (1975)See more »
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9 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Bad Movie--Good Anecdote, 9 August 1999
Author: H Lime-2 from Hicksville, NY

This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen, but seeing it did give me a funny story to tell people. Usually, before seeing a movie, I know quite a bit about it from reviews, etc. I decided one day to go out & see a movie that I knew nothing at all about, just as a kind of change of pace. And the movie I selected was "Here Come the Tigers". Was it a nature documentary? An environmental horror story? A jungle adventure? Who knew?? Well, as it turned out, it was nothing more than a cheap, vulgar rip-off of "The Bad News Bears" made by people who apparently saw nothing attractive in that film but the obscenities. So "Here Come the Tigers" is filled with "funny" scenes of children cursing and engaging in "hilarious" infantile hijinks. This movie was so awful that I was on the verge of leaving the theatre & the few other people who were enduring it with me were openly making fun of it. I was *really* *really* regretting the money I had just laid out for this junk (money being short supply for me back then). Just then, magic happened. One of the reels somehow got put on the projector wrong so that the film suddenly began running backwards!! Since most of the last part of the film concerned the dramatic "big game", scenes of backward baseball players making weird squeaky noises was hysterical. It took the theatre people about 15 or 20 minutes to notice what was going on and, since they weren't able to rectify it, everyone in the theatre was given their money back!!! So I may be one of the few people to have seen this movie to get any enjoyment out of it.

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