In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.
Three guys, all their lives, have been living in the shadow of bullies and are determined not to take it anymore. Now they must train with the help of Mel to take on the most offensive and meanest youth baseball teams.Written by
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Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jon Moscot was a 14-year-old extra in the film. He was not credited as his parents were concerned his college eligibility could be adversely impacted. Moscot has said that he gave up seven home runs to Rob Schneider during the filming. See more »
When Gus hits a home run, the ball goes flying and hits the man with Brad in the swimming pool. His nachos go flying and the tray lands between his legs. In the next frame he picks up the tray from his left side. See more »
[after pulling up to Mel's house]
Wow,I always wondered who lived here, I just thought it was Clay Aiken or something.
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Fire It Up
Written by Victor Beasley, Brandi Nicole Adams, Victor Clark, Asani Charles and Bryan Bonwell
Performed by King Ashoka featuring Ambush
Courtesy of Spirit Music Group o/b/o Bzee Roc Music Group See more »
One of the funniest movies I've seen in a long time!
I can't figure out why everyone's being so hard on this movie. It isn't often I can go to a comedy at the theater and actually laugh out loud. However, when I saw this movie this weekend, I wasn't the only one who was laughing, and I mean often. There were times the audience was laughing so much I had trouble hearing the dialog.
This is, simply put, a movie about three guys, almost over the hill, who decide to play some baseball against real Little League teams in the state. It's not about some grand scheme, it's not about the glory, it's about standing up for those who were always picked last in gym, always called names for not being athletic, it's about the little guy and standing up for the underdog.
I have seen other critiques of this movie and people are complaining about the plot line, the dialog, you name it, there's something wrong with it. Don't go to the movie expecting to see any Oscar moments, they simply aren't there. If all you really want a good laugh though, go see this movie. Bill Romanowski plays a character who makes fun of his "roid rage" while he played football. Jon Heder is "almost" Napolean Dynamite, similar voice, but the character is funnier. David Spade has some issues in his personal life that really steal the show (Think Gir in Invader Zim).
I don't want to say too much more about the movie because it would give away something hilarious. As far as being a waste of my money, I plan to go to a matinée this week so I can see it in a less crowded theater and hear the dialog I missed. I can't wait for it to come out on DVD so I can watch it several more times.
At the end of the movie, the theater cut off the credits for some reason and the people in the audience fussed until they turned them back on. Not a single person left until the last line had rolled on the credits (also funny, stay and watch them).
This is one hilarious movie and it's "...freakin' awesome!"
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