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Underdogs (2013)

Metegol (original title)
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A young man named Amadeo sets off on an unexpected adventure with the players of his beloved Foosball game.

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Juan José Campanella (as Juan J. Campanella)
8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Almirón Gabriel Almirón ... Malparitti II (voice)
Federico Cecere Federico Cecere ... Cordobés (voice)
Ezequiel Cipols Ezequiel Cipols ... Malparitti I (voice)
Luciana Falcón Luciana Falcón ... Joven Amadeo (voice)
Horacio Fontova Horacio Fontova ... Loco (voice)
Fabián Gianola ... Beto (voice)
Roberto Kim Roberto Kim ... Coreano (voice)
David Masajnik ... Amadeo (voice)
Marcos Mundstock Marcos Mundstock ... Ermitaño (voice)
Mariana Otero Mariana Otero ... Joven Grosso (voice)
Alejandro Piar Alejandro Piar ... Milton (voice)
Pablo Rago ... Capi (voice)
Diego Ramos ... Grosso (voice)
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Miguel Ángel Rodríguez ... Capitán Liso (voice)
Natalia Rosminati Natalia Rosminati ... Matías (voice)
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In the small village where Amadeo lives there is no one good enough to challenge his skills at Table Football. But, while Amadeo may be a genius as a table football player in real life he's a loser. He's in love with Lara, his childhood friend, but he's so shy that he can't bring himself to confess his love for her. So he just hangs out in his quaint, timeless village. When Amadeo beats the village bully Flash at Table Football. The scene is set for an epic rivalry. Consumed with anger Flash vows to get even and 10 years later he returns as an International Superstar, a Football Icon and Galatico determined to wreak his revenge. He demolishes the village to build a Football Academy. He destroys the table football table and takes away Amadeo's girl friend the lovely Lara in his chopper. Amadeo is distraught and when one of his tears falls on Skip the captain of the Table Football Players he comes to life and together with other key football players, Rico and Loco, they persuade Amadeo ... Written by db

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When the toys come to life, the fun begins!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and mild action | See all certifications »

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It's available to stream on Netflix (US) See more »

Goofs

Amadeo, Laura and Grosso apparently are the only characters shown to have aged. Other characters like the old men in the bar or the teenager emo stay the same even after a lot of years have passed. See more »

Quotes

Skip: Your cosmic mumbo-jumbo's finally making sense to me, Ziggy.
Ziggy: Aw thanks Skip, you really mean it?
Skip: Not really.
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Alternate Versions

The UK version was cut by the BBFC at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. Cuts were made by substitution. The company chose to remove wordplay on strong language ('Norfolk & Chance Insurance', pronounced as 'No f**cking chance Insurance'') in order to obtain a U classification. A 12A classification without cuts was available but not released. See more »

Connections

References Avellaneda's Moon (2004) See more »

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Wild
Written by Tyler Glenn
Performed by Santana featuring Tyler Glenn
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A very good comedy
29 August 2014 | by racheljones804See all my reviews

Having read the IMDb I am no longer sure of the movie's title but I'm calling it The Unbeatables because that was definitely the name on the print I saw. And I am pleased I saw it. The animation is just fabulous. Those great colors and funny details. The characters are lots of fun, the plot keeps moving, and the jokes are great and just keep coming. I especially liked the witty lines about football. No I'm not a great football fan but I loved this movie. It cleverly celebrates football and at the same time has a much needed pop at it. Campanella is a great film maker. If you have seen The Secret in their Eyes then you would not expect this. He has such range. The Unbeatables is a very good comedy.


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Release Date:

18 July 2013 (Argentina) See more »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,768,940
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