Bad News Bears

Synopsis: Morris Buttermaker, an alcoholic pest removal worker and former professional baseball player (for a very short time), is recruited to coach and train a failing baseball team of 12-year-olds which is about to be thrown out of the league.
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Director(s): Richard Linklater
  1 win & 4 nominations.
113 min

Come on.

Kid, let me explain

something to you, okay?

All right, listen up.

- Tanner Boyle.

- Yeah, here.

- Mike Engelberg.

- Here.

Timmy Lupus?

Timmy Lupus?

Raise your hand, Lupus.

He can't see you sitting behind

- Planet Fat Ass.

- Up your cornole, Tanner.

Come on, come on.

Play nice.

Hey, hey.

Let go of him.

- Prem Lahiri?

- Present.

But you don't have to use me.

I'm just doing this for

my transcript, for college.


Let's see, Toby White...

Oh, Whitewood, I know you're here.

Matthew Hooper?

Matthew Hooper?

Okay, no Hooper.

The hell?

Garo Dara-gaga-braga-dagian.

What the hell is that,

- Aztec or something?

- Armenian.

Same shit. They both built pyramids.

All right.

- Ahmad Abdul Rahim?

- Here.

Yo, bro, what up?

Nothing much. Just ready

to play some baseball.

Twenty-five, huh?

- Ken Griffey, right?

- No.

- Satchel Paige?

- No.

No? Willie Mays?

No, it's Mark McGwire.

Mark McGwire? But he's a white.

Yes, he's from Claremont.

He's my favorite player.


Agilar. Miguel and Jose.

You guys twins?

You can save it, son.

I don't understand a damn thing

you're saying, okay?

All right.

Got the damn

League of Nations here.

Their dad's our gardener. Mom said

we need them to fill out the team.

Okay, let's hit the field. Come on.

- Jeez. Could this team be any lamer?

- So there's no Hooper?

You don't know

a Matthew Hooper?

- You know where he is?

- Right here.

You gotta be shitting me.

That's right, I'm in a wheelchair.


Charge it.

Oh, yeah, that's charging it, all right.

Good hustle.

There you go, bro.

Another good one.

What's the...?

What's the cripple kid's name?

- Hooper.

- Hooper. Hooper!

Roll your machine up.

Don't necessarily

have to catch it, I guess.

Can't hope for miracles, can you?

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Bill Lancaster

William Henry "Bill" Lancaster (November 17, 1947 – January 4, 1997) was an American screenwriter and actor. more…

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