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Bad News Bears (2005)

PG-13  |   |  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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Baseball has rules. Meet the exceptions. See more »

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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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,382,472 (USA) (22 July 2005)

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$159,042 (Australia) (9 December 2005)
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Despite the remake having a higher MPAA rating than the original (PG-13 verses PG), the ratings board would not allow the remake to feature Coach Morris Buttermaker drinking alcoholic beer in the dugout as he had in the original. Strangely enough the board was fine with him spiking his non-alcoholic beer with hard liquor. See more »

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While Bullock is talking into the microphone at the start of the game, the pop shield disappears between shots. See more »

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Morris Buttermaker: You guys swing like Helen Keller at a Piñata party.
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They should have just stopped at "Bad"...
8 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some of you may be wondering what exactly the "Bad News" in "Bad News Bears" really means. Well it is supposed to mean bad news for the other teams in their baseball league, as it did in the original movie. Howevair, with this movie it means bad news for the viewers.

All kidding aside, it really eats monster butt. Sure, there are a few good one liners (3 maximum), but not nearly enough to hold the movie together or make it enjoyable for that matter. Oh, and if you are a fan of the art of acting at all, it's a good move to side-step this one. The child acting is HORRENDOUS on all accounts, nearly making it unwatchable. But definitely making it un-rewatchable. Then there are the lame updates in the script only topped in horribility by the complete changes to it.

Fans of the original don't taint your memories with this god awful movie.


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