Bad News Bears

Release date: July 22, 2005

Studio: Paramount Pictures

Director: Richard Linklater

MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for rude behavior, language throughout, some sexuality and thematic elements)

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Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden

Genre: Comedy

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Plot Summary:

Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Marcia Gay 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 (Greg 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."

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