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Major League II (1994)

PG | | Comedy, Sport | 30 March 1994 (USA)
The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart.

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Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, has Rick "Wild Thing" Vaughn lost his edge? Are Jake's knees strong enough to make it as a catcher another year? These and other questions are answered as the Indians recapture the magic and win the championship "their way". Written by April M. Cheek <Aravis2713@aol.com>

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The dream team is back!

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG for some rude language | See all certifications »

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Die Indianer von Cleveland II  »

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$30,626,182
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Trivia

Baker's inability to throw the ball back to the pitcher was based on former New York Mets catcher Mackey Sasser. Sasser was very successful at throwing out runners attempting to steal second, but had a mental block causing him to flinch several times when trying to throw the ball back to the pitcher. Many baserunners took advantage of this affliction and stole bases while he was triple pumping his throw, and/or lollipopping the throw back. See more »

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During the last game, announcer Harry Doyle says that the runners will be moving with two outs. However, when Shoop pitches the ball, the runner on second base never moves. See more »

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[first lines]
Harry Doyle: Hello everybody. Harry Doyle here, welcoming all you Wahoo maniacs to the year's first session of Tribe Talk. As you know, the Indians had a Cinderella season last year. Despite the fact that *toxic* owner Rachel Phelps wanted the team to lose so she could move it to Florida, the Indians won the American League East for the first time since divisional play began. Rachel's gone now, thank God, having sold the team to retired Indian third baseman Roger Dorn, after a long, hard fought...
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Referenced in Just Shoot Me!: For the Last Time, I Do (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

RUDE MOOD
Performed by Stevie Ray Vaughan
Written by Stevie Ray Vaughan
Courtesy of EPIC RECORDS
By Arrangement With SONY MUSIC LICENSING
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Seamless
10 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This may not be a great movie but it is excellent craftmanship. The acting is uniformly good and relaxed and the cinematography simple but efficient. The story may be similar to the first film but it is not a copy and is quite OK for a Sunday afternoon type film.

The film flows effortlessly and seamlessly from beginning to end and there are none of those badly played/cut/directed/whatever scenes or really dull spots that reminds you it is "just a film". For this reason it is one of those films I can watch again and again with enjoyment.


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