Overall Rank: 1609
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 106
Theatrical Release Date: 04/07/1976
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.
sapien - wrote on 12/05/2009
I just remember it being really, really funny.
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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