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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

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Fred Davis
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Phil Phil
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Natalya
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Popov
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Coach Fanelli
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Oliver
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The Golden Receiver picks up where Air Bud left off. Josh, now legal owner of Buddy, now plays football with Buddy instead of Basketball!!! The movie takes place in the same town of Ferfield, Washington. Written by Nate Gardner <KZegersFan@sugar-river.net>

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Just dog it. See more »

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14 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Air Bud 2  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,603,726 (USA) (14 August 1998)

Gross:

$10,215,386 (USA) (16 October 1998)
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Trivia

Six dogs played Bud. See more »

Goofs

When Josh brings in Buddy and suggests he play for the football team, he calls him their new "wide receptor." The position is "wide receiver." See more »

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Popov: We're Russians! We demand you take us to the Russian imbecile!
Natalya: It's "Embassy," imbecile!
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References Toy Story (1995) See more »

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One Moment
Performed by Melinda Myers
Music and Lyrics by Brahm Wenger
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going too far
1 January 1999 | by (East cost US) – See all my reviews

I have nothing against the movie itself. But I think this "Air Bud" stuff is going too far. First the dog is playing basket ball, then he is playing foot ball. What's next, golf, tennis, hocky, soccer?! It's just stupid.


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