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Bad News Bears

Rating:PG-13 (for rude behavior, language throughout, some sexuality and thematic elements.)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:July 22, 2005
Running time:111 minutes
Cast:Billy Bob Thorton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Timmy Deters, Seth Adkins
Director:Richard Linklater
Producer:Geyer Kosinski
Writer:Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: Morris Buttermaker, a former pro baseball player, was ejected from the game for attacking an umpire and now works as an exterminator. More interested in boozing and broads than baseball, Buttermaker is lured back into the game by Liz Whitewood, an attorney whose class action suit has forced the Little League to accept all players, regardless of their abilities. As the new coach of the Bears, the most losing team in Little League history, Buttermaker has his work cut out for him. Initially, he's only in it for the paycheck, but he and his inept players have a transformative effect on one another that is wholly unexpected, and completely remarkable.

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