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

You gotta get under the ball.

There's too many gnats out here.

Give me a ball.

What the hell is that,

a baggie full of bacon?

- I'm on Atkins.

- What?

I have to eat all the time

to keep my metabolism up

so my body becomes

a fat-burning machine

so assholes like you

don't give me shit all the time!

Easy, sport.

All right, get ready. It's coming at you.

You might want to back up.

Guys, it's a bunt.

You seemed to imply you're

going to hit it out here.

Yeah. Engelberg, that's a bunt, bud.

You're supposed to pick it up,

throw the guy out at first base, okay?

Here we go again,

picking on the fat kid.

There's laws against this, you know.


You better shut up before I tell

somebody you touched my pecker.

Engelberg, will you throw

the goddamn ball already?

Okay, listen up.

Listen very carefully.

Rule number one:

Don't mess with the Cadillac.

Calm down,

it's a piece of crap anyway.

For your information, it's a classic.

And I got half a mind to find your old

man and kick him in the nuts so hard

he can never foul the earth

with another little shit like you.

So you keep your trap shut, okay?

We're gonna get laughed at. We only

have a week till the season starts.

Everyone's gonna laugh at us.

This game is about a lot more

than talent, son, believe me.

I'll say. I left more talent floating

in the shitter this morning

than all you retarded

jerk-offs put together.

You got a problem, dingleberry?

Give me a few minutes,

I'll squeeze out a new coach too.

I'll teach you, you little short kid!

- Jesus.

- I'll teach you to mess with me.

Does your mama change

your underwear too, you little girl?

I'm out there with the kids for nothing.

And I'm getting very tired

of having to justify myself

to parents who drop the kid off at 4:00,

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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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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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