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Beer League (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  15 September 2006 (USA)
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An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.

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Beer, broads and baseball: a group of misfits whose weekly softball games seem to have a lot more to do with getting into fights for macho dominance than hitting home runs. Artie is an unemployed and unmotivated drunk that is predictably still living with his mother. He is on a losing softball team, and he and his teammates are facing the end of softball as they know it if they can't pull it together. When love enters his life, it unexpectedly alters Artie's low self-esteem, and the odds for winning, not only the league trophy, but a new life, are certainly looking up. He and his teammates will have to go for the win. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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No Gut, No Glory See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated R for non-stop language including strong sexual references, sexuality, nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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15 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Artie Lange's Beer League  »

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Budget:

$2,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$275,606 (USA) (15 September 2006)

Gross:

$475,000 (USA) (22 September 2006)
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Trivia

Most of the softball scenes were filmed at the Tamblyn Field in Rutherford, NJ. See more »

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In the diner scene where Artie's girlfriend Linda throws French fries at him, if you look at the window sill above Artie's shoulder to the left you can see a lone French fry that appears and disappears BEFORE she actually throws them at Artie. This scene is obviously compiled from multiple takes and somebody missed a French fry when they were cleaning up from the previous take. See more »

Quotes

Artie DeVanzo: Ohh! Alright, listen up. Anybody that doesn't do a pregame shot with me is a fuckin' pussy.
Dennis Mangenelli: Jerk off!
Artie DeVanzo: Hey, did this jerk off just call me a jerk off?
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References Barfly (1987) See more »

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Cure Me... Or Kill Me...
Written by Gilby Clarke
Performed by Gilby Clarke
Courtesy of Virgin Records
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Good movie exactly what you expect to watch
25 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie and I have to say it was exactly what you expect. It doesn't try and make you think you are going to watch an academy award winning film, it makes you think that I'm bored i feel like laughing a lot so I'll check it out. Although the comedy in it is a bit raunchy it is hilarious. I don't kow how anyone dislikes this comedy it's not like you walked into this movie anticipating an American film institute classic. Great movie the story line leaves a bit to be expected but still a very funny movie.It's exactly what your expecting if you like movies that you can relate to you have to check it out. If you get the chance to rent do it and if you can pick it up for five dollars or so it's a great buy.


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