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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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softball | baseball | slacker | beer | remake | See more »

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Step Up. Shape Up. Sober Up. See more »

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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

Laurie Metcalf plays Artie Lange's mother, despite being only 8 years older. See more »

Goofs

Mangenelli tells Artie that after "one more out" his team will be 5-0. Yet Artie hits into a double play. See more »

Quotes

Maz: Alright, Dirt. Just throw it in there, baby. Come on!
Artie DeVanzo: [punches glove] Whatta you say now Dirt, you character.
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References AC/DC: Let There Be Rock (1980) See more »

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Cure Me... Or Kill Me...
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Courtesy of Virgin Records
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Exactly as promised! Lots of laughs...
15 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How can anyone complain about this movie?? It's extremely funny at times and exactly what was promised, a small budget comedy with lots of raunchy humor. Just like everything else Stern related I think people feel the need to be critical even when it isn't warranted. Go see the movie. If you're a fan of the Stern show and a fan of Artie you won't be disappointed. I was surprised to see how much of the movie came directly from Artie's real life experiences. Any true fan will spot them right away (including the Mattingly poster!). This may not be the movie you want to take a first date to go see but it's good for a fun night out with the guys. I just hope everyone that leaves a comment actually saw the movie and aren't just making up comments to push an agenda.


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