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Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 39 Ratings

Summary: Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Harden) to coach the Bears, a woefully inept Little League team. He's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach (Kinnear). From the director that brought you "School of Rock" working with the writing team behind "Bad Santa" comes a hilarious 2005 homage to an irreverent 1976 comedy: "Bad News Bears." (Paramount Pictures)
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Runtime: 113 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for rude behavior, language throughout, some sexuality and thematic elements.
Production: Detour Filmproduction
Genres: Sport, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Languages: English, Spanish
Home Release Date: Dec 13, 2005
Director Credit
Richard Linklater Director
Writer Credit
Bill Lancaster Screenplay
Glenn Ficarra Screenplay
John Requa Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Billy Bob Thornton Morris Buttermaker
Greg Kinnear Roy Bullock
Marcia Gay Harden Liz Whitewood
Cast Credit
Aman Johal Prem Lahiri
Brandon Craggs Mike Engelberg
Carlos Estrada Miguel Agilar
Emmanuel Estrada Jose Agilar
Jeffrey Davies Kelly Leak
Jeffrey Tedmori Garo Daragabrigadien
Kenneth 'K.C.' Harris Ahmad Abdul Rahim
Ridge Canipe Toby Whitewood
Sammi Kane Kraft Amanda Whurlitzer
Timmy Deters Tanner Boyle
Troy Gentile Matthew Hooper
Tyler Patrick Jones Timmy Lupus
Producer Credit
Adam Ellison Associate Producer
Brad Marks Associate Producer
Bruce Heller Co-Producer
Geyer Kosinski Producer
Marcus Viscidi Executive Producer
Richard Linklater Producer
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