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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

Director:

Richard Martin

Writers:

Kevin DiCicco (character "Air Bud"), Paul Tamasy (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Conway ... Fred Davis
Dick Martin ... Phil Phil
Kevin Zegers ... Josh Framm
Cynthia Stevenson ... Jackie Framm
Gregory Harrison ... Dr. Patrick Sullivan
Nora Dunn ... Natalya
Perry Anzilotti ... Popov
Robert Costanzo ... Coach Fanelli
Shayn Solberg Shayn Solberg ... Tom
Suzanne Ristic Suzanne Ristic ... Principal Salter
Alyson MacLaren Alyson MacLaren ... Andrea Framm
Tyler Thompson Tyler Thompson ... Oliver
Rhys Williams ... Goose
Shahai Khademi Shahai Khademi ... Juan (as Shahri Khademi)
Jason Anderson Jason Anderson ... Weeble
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Storyline

Now in the 8th Grade, Josh discovers he has a great throwing arm and tries out for his school football team. It is then soon discovered that his dog, Buddy, can also make impossible catches, and the two become an unstoppable force. However, an evil duo of Russian circus-managers attempt to kidnap Buddy and use him as their main attraction, while the Timberwolves make it to the championship. Can Josh save Buddy before the big game? Written by Zac Abrams

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Taglines:

It's not whether you win or lose...It's where you bury the ball. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sport

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Air Bud 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,603,726, 16 August 1998

Gross USA:

$10,224,116

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,224,116
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Movie is in memory of "Buddy" who starred in "Air Bud" as a dog who played basketball. See more »

Goofs

When Josh brings in Buddy and suggests he play for the football team, he calls him their new "wide receptor." The position is "wide receiver." See more »

Quotes

Popov: We're Russians! We demand you take us to the Russian imbecile!
Natalya: It's "Embassy," imbecile!
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Connections

Referenced in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

One Moment
Performed by Melinda Lindner
Music and Lyrics by Brahm Wenger
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User Reviews

Loved it.
13 May 2000 | by stirred_mindSee all my reviews

You'll cry, you'll laugh, you'll smile and you'll scream! - it has to be an animal movie! You'll love Buddy, you'll love the story, Jesus Christ, you'll love the whole entire movie!!

I don't know why people didn't enjoy this film = it is excellent! Give me one good reason why you should hate it.

Well, there is this kid, right, and he is new to the town and he loves basketball. And he has just found a dog with the same interests and they are on their way to Basketball Champz!! But is that okay with the mean circus owner? Nuh-uh!!

You'll love this. My rating : 9/10.


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