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Major League II (1994)

PG | | Comedy, Sport | 30 March 1994 (USA)
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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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Rated PG for some rude language | See all certifications »

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30 March 1994 (USA)  »

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$30,626,182 (USA)
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Trivia

The film portrays the Indians winning the AL East, and the White Sox winning the AL West under baseball's two-division format. The year the film was released was baseball's first season with the three division and Wild Card format in which the Indians and White Sox played in the newly formed AL Central division. See more »

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Jake Taylor becomes a coach when Cleveland keeps Parkman and Baker as the two catchers. However when Parkman's rights are sold to Chicago, a second catcher is never added to the roster, and Baker seems to be the only one on the roster. It would have been sensible to have Taylor become Baker's back-up. See more »

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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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SHAKE ME UP
Performed by Little Feat
Written by BILL PAYNE, M. KIBBEE, Paul Barrere and CRAIG FULLER
Courtesy of MORGAN CREEK RECORDS
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I thought there were just as many laughs and it was a decent sequel
26 November 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I don't know why the harsh rating, I mean, despite the fact that a few actors were replaced, I thought that Major League 2 was a decent comedy. Separated from the first, I think more people would give it a chance. How could you not laugh at the buddist out fielder? He was hilarious! I liked how they showed that most of the guys changed, it was so human and added a real story.

The boys are back for the next season, this time Rachel has sold the team to Roger and he is in charge. The boys have all changed though, mainly Rick, who has lost his "wild thing" edge. The boys this time want to make it to the world series, but that's going to be hard since most of them have taken their fame to their heads. Rachel buys the team back and the boys finally decide to get themselves together and get to the world series!

Major League 2 is a good comedy if you just let go of the first one, I know that most don't want to since the first was so original and a great comedy as well, but just give it a shot as it's own movie. It has some really funny moments that I loved a lot. This movie at least deserves to have a better rating than a sorry 4.7.

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