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Home Team (1998)

In this family comedy, a former soccer star (Steve Guttenberg, "Police Academy") with a gambling addiction gets a chance at redemption when he is assigned to community service at a children's home.

Director:

Allan A. Goldstein
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Butler
Sophie Lorain ... Karen
Ryan Slater ... Julian
Michel Perron ... Cookie
Carl Alacchi ... Larkin
Johnny Morina ... Alex
Tyler Hynes ... Chip
David Deveau David Deveau ... Pineapple
Frank Schorpion ... Vince
Richard Jutras ... Semary
Ashton Laine Jersey Ashton Laine Jersey ... Meghan
Kathleen Fee ... Social Service Woman
Willy Lavendel Willy Lavendel ... Charlie
Chad Connell ... Eric
Anthony Etesonne-Bedard Anthony Etesonne-Bedard ... Four Eyes
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Storyline

Performing community service for a children's home is Henry's punishment for his gambling addiction. Henry is given the chance to use his past soccer career to right the wrongs by helping the newly created kid's team and potentially save their home. Written by Anonymous

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Ein treffsicheres Team

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some crude humor | See all certifications »
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Trivia

To be remade as a real-life biopic Starring Kevin James as New Orleans saints head coach Sean Payton as he coaches a youth football team during his bountygate suspension See more »

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You Turned Me Around
Written by David A. Jackson & Shauna Shapiro Jackson
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Mighty Ducks? No, Mightily Sucks.
9 April 2005 | by beezdotcomSee all my reviews

I can't believe I'm wasting my time with a comment - but this movie is weirdly bad. If 20 different directors were brought in to film different parts of the movie without having any idea of the storyline being filmed by the other directors, this is pretty much the result I would expect.

I also think some of the scenes were spliced out of order - things don't always seem to progress in order. The movie acts like we're already supposed to know about half the characters.

And Steve Guttenberg tries to do manic, a-la-Robin Williams comedy in this movie. Ewww. And the whole premise of putting an ex-con in charge of a bunch of kids just doesn't seem realistic in this day and age.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Laza csapat See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Color
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