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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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Die Indianer von Cleveland II  »

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$30,626,182 (USA)
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Trivia

During filming, the real Cleveland Indians were moving out of Cleveland Municipal Stadium into Jacobs Field (now known as Progressive Field) on the other side of Cleveland. However, Jacobs Field was not yet finished being constructed, so the movie was shot at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, home of the Baltimore Orioles (which Cleveland's Jacobs Field was modeled after). The first "Major League" movie also used a different ballpark outside of Cleveland, Milwaukee County Stadium, as the Indians' home. See more »

Goofs

In the last game with the White Sox the pitcher makes the pitch and Baker throws it back to him. When they meet at the mound, Baker hands the ball to the pitcher as if he had never thrown it to him. 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 Tosh.0: Look at That Horse Guy (2010) See more »

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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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Don't bother, even if you liked the first movie
30 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is almost totally flat. The first one in the series was already uneven, but the end saved the day, and really got you involved in the success of the Indians.

In this installment, things just happen for no reason. For awhile the Indians are bad, for no real reason. Then suddenly they get very good. Why? Who knows.

Until we get to the final games, the humor is lame to downright disabled. Bob Ueker's character becomes an embarrassment, as does the Japanese player from Toledo. The movie just meanders along, going nowhere.

There was talent involved in the making of this movie, but not in the writing of this script. Couldn't they have found a script doctor to make this better?


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