Kicking & Screaming


1h 30m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Phil Weston is an average Joe who's had to put up all his life with his overly competitive father, Buck. When Phil decides to coach his 10-year-old son's soccer team, he goes head-to-head for the league championship against Buck, who coaches his own young son on the preeminent team of the league. Old scores come into play as Phil and Buck find themselves going to extreme measures to win the championship trophy.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kicking and Screaming, Match en famille, Untitled Universal/Will Ferrell Soccer Project
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Family
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Custom Film Effects; Janen Music; Mario's Catering; Pacific Vision Productions, Inc.; Smith & Webster-Davis Casting; Technicolor; Universal Pictures; Warner Bros. Worldwide Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Gulf Film, Llc; Sam Film; United International Pictures; Universal Music Distribution; Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Pasadena, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Phil Weston is an average Joe who's had to put up all his life with his overly competitive father, Buck. When Phil decides to coach his 10-year-old son's soccer team, he goes head-to-head for the league championship against Buck, who coaches his own young son on the preeminent team of the league. Old scores come into play as Phil and Buck find themselves going to extreme measures to win the championship trophy.

Crew

Nicole Abellera

Casting Assistant

Marisa Aboitiz

Costume Supervisor (Additional Photography)

Jacob Adams

Song ("Walkie Talkie Man")

Michael Adams

Stunts

William Adams

Song

Lloyd Ahern Jr.

Director Of Photography

Mary Albright

Assistant (To Mr. Ditka)

Etienne Andlau

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

Judd Apatow

Executive Producer

Mia Apatow

Associate Producer

Ron Ash

Best Boy

Bryan Ashford

Dolly Grip

Gerard Averill

Location Manager

Ronnie R Baker

Set Dresser

Yvonne Bastidos

Set Costumer

Jennifer Baum

On-Set Dresser

Leo Benvenuti

Screenwriter

John Beran

Rigging Key Grip

Chris Bernal

Electrician

Juel Bestrop

Casting

Don Bixby

Gaffer (Additional Photography)

Richard L Blackwell

Stunts

Jennifer Blum

Stand-In

Shaunna R Bolton

Song ("Holla")

Pamela J. Bower

Assistant (To Mr. Dylan)

Zack Brown

Assistant (To Mr. Roven)

Joe Bucaro

Stunts

Jeanne Bueche

Art Department Coordinator

Alan Burg

Set Dresser

F Alan Burg

On-Set Dresser

Jenny Lynn Burnett

2nd Assistant Accountant

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Leroy Butler

Song ("Holla")

Andrew Campbell

Graphic Designer

Dwight Campbell

Chief Lighting Technician

Patrick L Carey

Song ("Holla")

Bradley Carter

Song ("Walkie Talkie Man")

Donald R Casella

Transportation Coordinator

Chris Cashman

Stunts

Frank Cassavetes

Assistant (To Mr. Duvall)

Mike Cassidy

Stunts

Jesse Causey

Editorial Assistant

Peter Cetera

Song ("You'Re The Inspiration")

Bill Church

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

Josh Church

Assistant (To Ms. Apatow)

Paolo Citarella

Song ("Zuma Zuma Baca La")

Brian Clawson

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

John Coats

Second Unit Supervisor (Pacific Vision Productions)

Andrew Jay Cohen

Assistant

Rich Collier

Production Assistant

Paul Anthony Cooper

Standby Painter

Scott Crabbe

Video Assist

Ryan D. Craig

2nd Assistant Director; 2nd 2nd Assistant Director

Demelza Cronin

Assistant (To Mr. Lupi)

Mario D'alfonso

Labor Foreman

Bink D'carpio

Set Production Assistant

Michael D'imperio

Assistant Props

Jean Paul De Coster

Song ("Get Ready For This")

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Filip De Wilde

Song ("Get Ready For This")

Susan Deal

Craft Service

Darrin Denlinger

Storyboard Artist

Greg Dennen

Scoring Crew

Dennis Dewaay

Construction Coordinator

Eric Dewaay

Foreman

Dennis Dicristina

Electrician

David Egerstrom

1st Assistant Camera

Thom Ehle

Dolby Sound Consultant

Jessica Elbaum

Assistant (To Mr. Ferrell)

Paul Eliopoulos

Stunts

John Elliott

Assistant (To Mr. Miller)

Ronald Eng

Supervising Sound Editor

Erin Engman

Assistant Production Coordinator

Paul Farber

Stunts

Tammy Fearing

Supervising Adr Editor

Steven E Fegley

General Foreman

Lisa Jean Felski

Post-Production Accountant

Keleigh Ferguson

Production Assistant

Ian Feuer

Assistant Soccer Coach

Sarah Firestone

Assistant (To Mr. Miller)

Doug Folsom

Stunts

Tony Fonseca

Office Production Assistant

Alan Forbes

Assistant Location Manager

Glenn Forbes

Assistant Props

David Foster

Song ("You'Re The Inspiration")

Dana Le Blanc Frankley

Assistant Sound Editor

Rick Franklin

Sound Effects Editor

Mike Fratantuno

Song ("Let'S Get It Started")

Wally Frick

Transportation Coordinator (Additional Photography)

Louis G. Friedman

Unit Production Manager

Jonathan Fuh

Boom Operator

Johannes Gamble

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

Jose Antonio Garcia

Sound Mixer

Allyson Garrett

Assistant Editor

Paul C Gibilisco

2nd Assistant Camera

Carmine Goglia

Standby Painter

Jaime Gomez

Song ("Let'S Get It Started")

Jeff Gomillion

Adr Mixer

Tim Gonzales

Craft Service

Mark S Gordon

Dialogue Editor

Anne Graham

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

Rob J Greenlea

Grip

Adrienne Greshock

Costumer

Lisa Guerriero

2nd Assistant Camera

Cameron Hamza

Sound Mixer (Additional Photography)

Suzanne Hanover

Still Photographer

Jamie Hardt

Assistant Sound Editor

Deborah Harman

Set Dresser

Simon Harris

Song ("Get Ready For This")

Clayton R. Hartley

Production Designer

Michael E Heath

Production Assistant

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

Matthew Heffernan

Set Production Assistant

Mildred Hill

Song ("Happy Birthday To You")

Patty Hill

Song ("Happy Birthday To You")

Mark Hitchler

Set Designer

Robyn B Holmes

Buyer

Doug I Huete

Assistant Chief Lighting Technician

Mark Isham

Composer

Doug Jackson

Sound Effects Editor

Pat Jackson

Studio Teacher

Joe Janusek

Key Grip

Kathy Jarvis

Soccer Coordinator

Kathy Jarvis

Stunts

Tom Jedrzejczyk

Grip

Matthew Jerome

Soccer Costumer

David Johnson

Visual Effects Supervisor (Pacific Vision Productions)

Fallon Johnson

Set Production Assistant

Trent Johnson

Digital Film Colorist

Valerie Johnson

Set Production Assistant

Van Johnson

Electrician

Dave Jordan

Music Supervisor

Michael Judd

Set Production Assistant

Tamara A Kalka

Medic

Steve Kallas

Foreman

Nancy Karlin

Script Supervisor

Jasma Kelly

Song ("Holla")

Michael J Kelly

Key Assistant Location Manager

Jerie Kelter

Set Decorator (Additional Photography)

Edward Kennedy

Special Effects Coordinator

Sean Kennedy

Digital Artist (Pacific Vision Productions)

Tyson Kennedy

Song ("Walkie Talkie Man")

Shelley Kirkwood

Unit Publicist

Timber Kislan

Accountant

Steven Klinghoffer

Cableman

Trish Kolosso

Stand-In

Nina Kowasaki

Additional Editor

Stephen Krause

Score Recording

Stephen Krause

Score Mixing

Ken Kugler

Original Music

Michelle Kurpaska

Costume Supervisor

Mark Labonge

Camera Operator

Mark Labonge

Steadicam Operator

Gregg Landaker

Rerecording Mixer

Michael Lavere

Grip

David R Lawson

Medic

Lisa Layman

Head Makeup Artist

Dan Lazzaretto

Transportation Captain

John Lennon

Song ("We Can Work It Out")

Bridgette Lester

Production Coordinator

Marylou Lim

Set Costumer

Michael E Listorti

Dolly Grip

Catherine Logan

Stand-In

Daniel Lupi

Executive Producer

Daniel Lupi

Unit Production Manager

Jennifer Luther

1st Assistant Accountant

Mike Lutz

Soccer Costumer

Courtney Macnaught

Production Assistant

Tamara Maellaro

Medic

Scott Maginnis

Property Master

David Maier

Stunts

Robert Martinez

Stand-In

Robert Martinez

Stand-In

Steve Maslow

Rerecording Mixer

Harold G Mauck

Special Effects

Mark Mayer

Production Accountant

Rob Mccabe

Stand-In

Jeanne Mccarthy

Casting

Amie Frances Mccarthy-winn

Assistant Props

Paul Mccartney

Song ("We Can Work It Out")

Caitlin Mckenna

Adr Voice Casting

Matt Mcleod

Scoring Crew

Todd Mcmullen

Camera Operator

Freddie Mercury

Song ("We Are The Champions")

Barbara Mesney

Set Designer

Dan Metcalfe

Soccer Choreographer/Coach

Ben Meyerson

Acting Coach

Jon Michaels

Assistant Sound Editor

Christine Miller

Studio Teacher

Jimmy Miller

Producer

Mark Molina

Assistant Art Director

Donald W Murphy

2nd Assistant Director

Rob Nagle

Assistant (To Mr. Dylan)

Kathy Nelson

Executive Music Producer

Robert Glen Newhouse

On Set Greensman

Craig Nicholls

Song ("Ride")

Nichole Nivar

Sound Production Assistant

Cindy O'connor

Music Programmer

Willard Overstreet

Supervising Foley Editor

Brion Paccassi

Dubbing Recordist

Film Details

Also Known As
Kicking and Screaming, Match en famille, Untitled Universal/Will Ferrell Soccer Project
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Family
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Custom Film Effects; Janen Music; Mario's Catering; Pacific Vision Productions, Inc.; Smith & Webster-Davis Casting; Technicolor; Universal Pictures; Warner Bros. Worldwide Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Gulf Film, Llc; Sam Film; United International Pictures; Universal Music Distribution; Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Pasadena, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 13, 2005

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2005

One week into production, director Marco Schnabel was replaced by Jesse Dylan.

Literary Sale Date: 04/07/2003

Universal Pictures paid near seven-figures for the pitch by Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick.

Released in United States Spring May 13, 2005

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2005