Bad News Bears

Richard Linklater's cynical kiddie-sports comedy is less a remake of THE BAD NEWS BEARS (1976) than a cover version; for all the updated riffs and personal noodling, it's best when it doesn't stray too far from the original material. Once upon a time, Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) was a Major League baseball player, if only for one game and not...read more

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01:32 — A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.

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A cynical, hard-drinking ex-baseball player (Billy Bob Thornton) grudgingly coaches an inept Little League team in this hit-and-miss remake of the 1976 classic. Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden. Directed by Richard Linklater (“School of Rock”).

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  • Released: 2005
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Richard Linklater's cynical kiddie-sports comedy is less a remake of THE BAD NEWS BEARS (1976) than a cover version; for all the updated riffs and personal noodling, it's best when it doesn't stray too far from the original material. Once upon a time, Morr… (more)

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