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|Credit||Cropped from Image:Baseball.jpg by Tage Olsin|
|Desc||A baseball, cropped from Image:Baseball.jpg|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0|
1976 film by Michael Ritchie
The Bad News Bears
|Released||1976 (46 years, 6 months ago)|
|Genre||coming-of-age story and comedy film|
|Production company||Paramount Pictures|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Producer||Stanley R. Jaffe|
About The Bad News Bears
The Bad News Bears, directed by Michael Ritchie, is a classic sports comedy film that follows the story of a group of misfit kids who form a Little League baseball team. Released in 1976, the film stars Walter Matthau as the grumpy and alcoholic coach Morris Buttermaker, who takes on the challenge of coaching the underdog team to victory.
The film was a huge success, grossing over $32 million at the box office and receiving critical acclaim for its humor and heart. It has since become a cult classic and is considered one of the greatest sports films of all time.
The Bad News Bears is a perfect example of the underdog story, as the team of misfits faces off against the more talented and well-funded teams in the league. The film also touches on themes of friendship, teamwork, and the importance of perseverance.
The performances in the film are top-notch, with Matthau delivering a standout performance as the gruff coach who slowly learns to care about his team. The child actors also shine, with Tatum O'Neal giving a memorable performance as the team's star pitcher.
Overall, The Bad News Bears is a timeless classic that continues to entertain audiences today. Its legacy has been cemented with multiple sequels and a 2005 remake, but the original film remains the definitive version.
- Ebert, R. (1976, April 7). The Bad News Bears. RogerEbert.com. https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-bad-news-bears-1976
- The Bad News Bears. Box Office Mojo. https://www.boxofficemojo.com/title/tt0074174/
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