The Bad News Bears Movie Review 1976

Information and Film Reviews for The Bad News Bears the Movie

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Family comedy about a misfit Little League team that gets whipped into shape by a cranky, sloppy, beer-drinking coach who recruits a female pitcher. O'Neal and Matthau are top-notch. Spawned two sequels and a TV series.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Slapstick Comedy, Baseball, Sports Comedies, Junior Jocks
Screenplay
Bill Lancaster
Cast
Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten, Jackie Earle Haley, Chris Barnes, Erin Blunt, Gary Cavagnaro, Alfred Lutter, David Stambaugh, Brandon Cruz, Jaime Escobedo, Scott Firestone, George Gonzales, Brett Marx, David Pollock, Quinn Smith
Cinematography
John A. Alonzo
Director
Michael Ritchie
Music
Jerry Fielding
Other
Richard A. Harris
Producer
Paramount Pictures

Awards

Writers Guild 1976: Orig. Screenplay.

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