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Bad News Bears (2005)

 -  Comedy | Family | Sport  -  22 July 2005 (USA)
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A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.

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Morris Buttermaker, an alcoholic pest removal worker and former professional baseball player (for a very short time), is recruited to coach and train a failing baseball team of 12-year-olds which is about to be thrown out of the league. Written by Anonymous

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The bases are Loaded... So is the coach. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for rude behavior, language throughout, some sexuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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22 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los osos de la mala suerte  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$159,042 (Australia) (9 December 2005)

Gross:

$159,042 (Australia) (9 December 2005)
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In the trailer, the baseball bat with the film's title on it says, "Est. 1976", this was the year the original film was released. See more »

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During the championship game, the Yankees hit a foul ball, but the game resumes as if it didn't happen. See more »

Quotes

Tanner Boyle: Great. First we have to play ball with a girl? What next? A cripple?
Matthew Hooper: Hey!
Tanner Boyle: Oops, I forgot!
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Remake of The Bad News Bears (1976) See more »

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Wipeout
by The Surfaris
Performed by Phantom Planet
Produced by George Drakoulias
Phantom Planet performs courtesy of Epic Records
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Please - just see the original
13 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a fan of Billy Bob - but he ain't no Walter Matthau. Every character is just plain flat - with nothing to act off of. You don't really care about anyone in the movie. Linklater is a much better director and you are better off watching any other movie that either he or Billy Bob has made. A waste of money all around in my opinion. Just go and watch the original - you won't regret it. (They won't let me make my comment unless I have 10 lines of text - but I have nothing else to say. Guess I'll just have to keep typing until they let this go through. Opps not enough yet - how about this time. Still not enough - I think this will make it)


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