The Bad News Bears Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1602

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 106

Theatrical Release Date: 04/07/1976

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Sport

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Michael Ritchie

Actors: Walter Matthau, Chris Barnes, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Jackie Earle Haley, Erin Blunt

Plot: A funny look at little league baseball in Southern California. Former minor player Morris Buttermaker is a lazy drunk who takes money to coach the Bears, a bunch of misfit kids who have virtually no talent. Coach Buttermaker brings a girl pitcher Amanda Whurlizer, the daughter of a former girlfriend and a punk kid who happens to be the best player around.

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Snoogans - wrote on 12/04/2011

Better than most movies of this type that we have today.

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sapien - wrote on 12/05/2009

I just remember it being really, really funny.

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 05/21/2009

One of the original, and hence better, underdog-sports-comedies. It's crude, but a suitable family film (for older children) and it has a good message under all the beer-swilling, bad-mouthing and dirty plays.

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