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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Fred Davis
... Phil Phil
... Josh Framm
... Jackie Framm
... Dr. Patrick Sullivan
... Natalya
... Popov
... Coach Fanelli
Shayn Solberg ... Tom
Suzanne Ristic ... Principal Salter
Alyson MacLaren ... Andrea Framm
Tyler Thompson ... Oliver
... Goose
Shahai Khademi ... Juan (as Shahri Khademi)
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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14 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Air Bud 2  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,603,726, 16 August 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,215,386, 18 October 1998
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Trivia

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

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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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Followed by Treasure Buddies (2012) See more »

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Performed by Melinda Lindner
Music and Lyrics by Brahm Wenger
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Will adults enjoy the movie...no, but they'll enjoy their free time
9 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is not a movie that I would recommend to adults to watch, however, if you have kids and you need to get the house clean with little distraction put this in the VCR. Kids have no problem seeing the same movie 50 times and this is one that they will not tire of. So pop it in and start cleaning your house...the kids will leave you alone...atleast for 90 minutes!


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