BAD NEWS BEARS (Theatrical Release USA 1976)

 Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.1|5.0 Starsìììì

Bad News Bears—Walter Matthau—serves a good piece of entertainment. It is difficult to say that the later 2005 remake with Billy Bob Thornton is better than this story because the two actors have such strong personalities that are so different in professionalism that each movie has its own entertainment value and can be watched in close proximity to each other and still be enjoyed. This works as a good teen/adult share.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


 A coach learns how to care about a Little League baseball team that needs to win a game.

 Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Michael Ritchie for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Stanley R. Jaffe for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Coach Morris Buttermaker (Walter Matthau), Amanda Whurlitzer (Tatum O’Neal), Roy Turner (Vic Morrow), Cleveland (Joyce Van Patten), Bob Whitewood (Ben Piazza), Kelly Leak (Jackie Earle Haley), Ogilvie (Alfred Lutter III), Tanna Boyle (Chris Barnes), Ahmad Abdul Rahim (Erin Blunt), and Engelberg (Gary Lee Cavagnaro). 

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe?

 Yes. Good sports story.

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