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Ladybugs (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 27 March 1992 (USA)
To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.

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Julie Benson (as Jackée)
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Matthew / Martha
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Bess
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Dave Mullen
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Glynnis Mullen
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Nancy Larimer (as LaCrystal Cooke)
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Carmelita Chu
Vanessa Monique Rossel ...
Tina Velez
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Sally Anne Welfelt (as Johna Stewart)
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Penny Pester
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Coach Annie
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Coach Cannoli
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Chester Lee must take on the coaching duties of his company's employee daughters soccer team in order to impress his boss. Desperate for success, he enlists the aid of a "ringer", his fiancées son! Wackiness ensues. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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He's Coach... not first class. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue | See all certifications »

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$14,796,494 (USA)
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Vinessa Shaw's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

About 52 mins in, Chester & Julie are singing "Great Balls Of Fire" with the soccer team in the minivan. At first, you see Matthew/Martha in the 3rd row of seats on the right side of the screen but at the end of the scene, Matthew/Martha is in the 2nd row of seats between Chester & Julie in the front. See more »

Quotes

Chester: He's playing like a psycho, he's nuts!
Julie: Looks like Norman Bates is playing soccer.
Chester: Hey, after the game no showers.
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Referenced in Toy Hunter: Taboo Toys (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Fashion Plaza
Composed by Charlotte Georg (as Richard Sterling) (BMI)
Produced by Ole Georg (BMI)
Published by Software Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Capitol Production Music / Ole Georg
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Inspiration
8 January 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

This is going to sound crazy to most of you, but here it goes. Ladybugs is one of a handful of films that made me want to be a film maker. Seriously! I was 14 when I saw Ladybugs for the first time on video. Once I watched it, I watched it again. Something about the movie interested me to be a storyteller myself. The direction, the story, even the location of the film inspired me to start writing, acting, and begin taking film classes. Something about this feel good movie made me want to make movies myself. At the time, Jonathan Brandis just started acting himself. HE had done the Never Ending Story a few years before and was an up and coming actor. A month ago, Jonathan Brandis was found dead in his LA apartment. Though I never met the man, nor worked on any of his films, his "legacy" if you can call it that, had left a mark. His talents end on such a short note, it is unfair that his best work will never be seen. Even though he has left some good and bad movies behind, I recall most of his work as work of talent and joy.


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