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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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Rated PG for some rude language | See all certifications »

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$30,626,182 (USA)
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The spring training scenes were filmed in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They used the baseball stadium of the Harrisburg Senators located on City Island. Potted palm trees were placed outside the stadium to help in the illusion of a more southern location. See more »

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On opening day, the White Sox score their first run with three consecutive singles starting with the top of the order in the third inning. Given that Vaughn had a 1-2-3 inning to start the game, how did the White Sox start the third inning with the top of their order, without scoring a run in the second inning? The White Sox first three hitters made outs in the first inning. It is possible to send six hitters to the plate in the second inning in order to start the third inning with the number one hitter without scoring a run. For example, three walks and three strikeouts. 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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ALL MY LOVE IS GONE
Performed by Lyle Lovett
Written by Lyle Lovett
Courtesy of MCA RECORDS/CURB MUSIC COMPANY
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This baseball film is not as fun as the original.
17 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

I have to say that for the most part this movie is a lot like the first film. However, now instead of a R rated movie with some bite it is a PG-13 flick that just is not as funny as the original. Also, this film is missing Wesley Snipes as he is replaced by Omar Epps which he would have been okay had he been in the first one, but after seeing Snipes in the role I did not really care for the recast. The team is back, apparently after their magical run they got knocked out very quickly in the playoffs. Somehow, Roger Dorn now owns the team and he paid way to much for it, he also brought in this free agent catcher to knock in some runs. Well that backfires as does a lot of things as Ricky the wild thang is now throwing garbage and can not get his 100 mph fastball in gear, Pedro has mellowed to a considerable degree, Jake Taylor ends up one of the managers on staff and all is not right with the world. There are some funny scenes here and there, but the original it is not. Not only are some characters simply not in the film, like Eddie the aging pitcher, some are back and just not like themselves like Dorn who seems to be playing a completely different character. The film focuses more on Charlie Sheen as Ricky and he has some funny moments as does Randy Quaid as a disenfranchised fan. Still, it probably would have been best had they not made this sequel, it is surprising they made one more after this, but I do not think that one did anything at the box office.


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