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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)

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A high school janitor has not recovered from his failed career as a tennis pro. He begins coaching his beloved sport to a group of misfits and leads them to the Nebraska State Championships.

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Gary, an overzealous high school janitor (Seann William Scott), who has not recovered from his failed career as a tennis pro, begins coaching his beloved sport to a group of misfits after the high school tennis coach (Randy Quaid) drops dead. With his unorthodox coaching style, Gary must try and lead them to the Nebraska State Championships. Written by Grant Prunster

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tennis | school | janitor | coach | voyeur | See more »

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Small balls. Big ambition.

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, some nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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9 April 2009 (Australia)  »

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Trivia

Despite being direct-to-DVD in the US, the film was shown in theaters in Iceland. See more »

Goofs

When Gary was in Chang's home, Chang asked his grandpa in Mandarin Chinese with thick US accent, and his grandpa answered it in Vietnamese. So clearly, those two don't speak the same language. See more »

Quotes

Gary: Fuck football, fuck the huskers, and fuck all of you!
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References American Pie (1999) See more »

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Written by Chris McCredie, Dominic Moscatello, Michael Owen, Brian Sheerin and Greg Russell
Performed by Mower
Courtesy of Suburban Noize Records
By exclusive arrangement with Heyday Media Group
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Randy Quaid, and Sean William Scott what a pairing they need to be in more movies together,, they just play so well off of each other.. there are so many laughs in this movie, i'm lucky I wasn't at the theater because I would have snorted my soda and choked on my popcorn. the story is pretty straight forward, the Tennis Coach, Randy Quaid, needs an assistant and Stiffler is chosen to help, in part because he used to play tennis,, he helps out the coach, and eventually inherits the team when the coach has a heart attack,, next up is the state finals for the tennis championship, he has to teach a bunch of losers how to play good tennis,, and learn how to compete as a team... very funny movie with a lot of serious adult humor, no child under 16 should see this,, for crude sexual innuendo.


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