An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

  1. Michael Ritchie


  2. Bill Lancaster


Top Billed Cast

  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Coach Morris Buttermaker

  2. Tatum O'Neal

    Tatum O'Neal

    Amanda Whurlitzer

  3. Ben Piazza

    Ben Piazza

    Councilman Whitewood

  4. Vic Morrow

    Vic Morrow

    Coach Roy Turner

  5. Erin Blunt

    Erin Blunt

    Ahmad Abdul Rahim

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The Bad News Bears
The Bad News Bears



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 7, 1976


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $35,323,292.00



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