The Bad News Bears


1h 51m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker is bribed by a straitlaced lawyer to coach the Bears, a woefully inept youth baseball team. Buttermaker's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bad News Bears
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Rocky Quiroz
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker is bribed by a straitlaced lawyer to coach the Bears, a woefully inept youth baseball team. Buttermaker's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach.

Crew

Tierra Abbott

Stunts

Sandra Adair

Editor

Cryss Adeff

Stunts

Tom Ajar

Projectionist

Robert Althoff

Rerecording

Charlene Amateau

Costume Supervisor

Al Ambrosio

Grip

Danny Amis

Song

Dale E. Anderson

On-Set Dresser

Patricia Androff

Makeup

Eddie Angel

Song

Jamie Arnold

Auditor

Bryan Ashford

Dolly Grip

Mikey Avery

Stunts

William Babington

Assistant Editor

David Bach

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Steve Badillo

Stunts

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

Steve Bartkowicz

Recording Engineer

Chris Baugh

Location Manager

Jennifer Bender

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John Beran

Rigging Grip

Georges Bizet

Music

Georges Bizet

Song

Paul Bode

Photography

Steve Borgese

Greensman

Pierre Bouvier

Song

Danny Braet

Digital Effects Supervisor

Don Brewer

Song

Sharleen Bright

Scenic Artist

Kayce Brown

Production Assistant

Leslie K Brown

Costumer

Michael Bruce

Song

Brinton Bryan

Production Assistant

Robin Bursey

Loader

Joshua Cain

Song

J J Cale

Song

Kate Carlin

Adr Voice Casting

Lee Carlton

Digital Effects Artist

Sean Carville

Auditor

Zane Cassidy

Stunts

Robert Chestnut

Transportation Captain

Eric Clapton

Song Performer

Kyle Clausen

Music Editor

Valeria Migliassi Collins

Script Supervisor

Charles-andre Comeau

Song

Alice Cooper

Song

Alice Cooper

Song Performer

Ken Cooper

Electrician

Ritchie Cordell

Song

Donna Corwin

Tutor

Anne Couk

Assistant Sound Editor

Kyle Coventrys

Electrician

Rosemary Cremona

Assistant Director

Stephenson Crossley

Assistant Location Manager

Bruce Curtis

Production Designer

Scott Curtis

Foley Editor

Valerie Davidson

Foley Editor

Bryan Davis

Production Assistant

Elaine Davis

Assistant Costume Designer

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Jonathan Deiner

Production Secretary

Steve Dellerson

Visual Effects Producer

Cosmas A. Demetriou

Set Designer

Alan Disler

Photography

Peter Dress

Assistant Director

Zack Duhame

Stunts

Lynne Eagan

Makeup Assistant

Mike Ek

Rotoscope Animator

Robert Elhai

Original Music

Adam Ellison

Associate Producer

Scott E Esbeck

Song

Maureen Estes

Tutor

Senses Fail

Song Performer

Russell Farmarco

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Mark Farner

Song

Adam Feingold

Production Assistant

Glenn Ficarra

Screenplay

Chris Fogel

Music Scoring Mixer

John Fogerty

Song

John Fogerty

Song Performer

Kevin L Funston

Assistant Location Manager

Allan Graf

Stunts

Derek Graf

Stunts

Sara Greene

Associate Producer

Rob J Greenlea

Rigging Grip

Lauren Grey

Casting Associate

Linda Griffis

Art Department Coordinator

Larry Haney

On-Set Dresser

Ryan Happy

Stunts

Sean Happy

Stunts

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Riley Harper

Stunts

Charles Harrison

Production Assistant

Lorenz Hart

Song

John Hartigan

Special Effects Coordinator

Keenan Hately

Stunts

Peter Heinemann

Apprentice Editor

Bruce Heller

Coproducer

Erik Henry

Visual Effects Supervisor

Heidi Higginbotham

Costume Supervisor

Teressa Hill

Hair Stylist

Ryan Hintz

Auditor

David Hochstadter

Rotoscope Animator

Wendy Hoffmann

Adr Voice Casting

Demetricus Holloway

Costumer

Bill Holmquist

Construction Coordinator

Jolene Yvone Holmstrand

Stunts

Isaac Holt

Song

Amy Jo Hoppenfeld

Key Costumer

Marike Jainchill

Production Assistant

Joe Janusek

Grip

John Janusek

Grip

Dominique Jaramillo

Medic

Tom Jedrzejczyk

Grip

Boysie Jereza

Auditor

Joan Jett

Song

Jesse Johnson

Song

Randy Johnson

Boom Operator

Michael Jonascu

Sound Effects Editor

Mark Jones

Transportation Captain

Hasmig Karagiosian

Costumer

Daryl Kell

Music Editor

Francis Scott Key

Song

Geyer Kosinski

Producer

Terry Kramer

Electrician

Kelly Krotine

Photography

Marty Kupersmith

Song

Susan Kurtz

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Benjamin Kweller

Song

Benjamin Kweller

Song Performer

Shari Lafranchi

Production Coordinator

Kenny Laguna

Song

Grace Kelly Lambert

Costumer

Bill Lancaster

Source Material

Bill Lancaster

Screenplay

Paul Lane

Stunts

Shawn Lane

Stunts

Chris Langevin

Assistant Property Master

Dennis Lavalle

Dialogue Coach

Michael Lavere

Grip

David S. Lazan

Art Director

Amy Lederman

Makeup

James Lester

Song

Brian Levy

Assistant

Richard Linklater

Producer

Michael E Listorti

Dolly Grip

David Lombardi

Production Supervisor

Jamie Lowry

Music Editor

Eileen Malyszko

Production Supervisor

Brad Marks

Associate Producer

Patrick Martin

Location Coordinator

Trevor Matthews

Stunts

Karri Mayo

Tutor

Jim Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Jim Mcconkey

Camera Operator

Larry Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Larry Mcconkey

Camera Operator

Richard Mcconnell

Foreman

Luke Mcdonald

Digital Effects Artist

Charissa Mclain

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jake Metcalf

Stunts

Joseph Middleton

Casting

Annie Miller

Costumer

Martin Milligan

On-Set Dresser

Sarah Monat

Foley Artist

Naomi Motohashi

Assistant Location Manager

Harry Muller

Color Timer

Dan Naulin

Digital Effects Artist

Deana Newcomb

Photography

Ted Nugent

Song

Ted Nugent

Song Performer

Vincent Palmo

Assistant Director

Karen Patch

Costume Designer

Blake Perkinson

Production Assistant

Ethan Phillips

Chief Lighting Technician

Justin Pierre

Song

Deborah Ann Piper

Hair

Jeremy Pitts

Foley Editor

Paul Postal

Electrician

Randall Poster

Music Supervisor

Andy Potvin

Consultant

Lisa D Quercioli

Costumer

Rocky Quiroz

Cable Operator

Vic Radulich

Adr Editor

Ken Rasner

Song

Robert Lyon Rasner

Song

Nic Ratner

Music Editor

Bryant Reif

Digital Effects Artist

John Requa

Screenplay

Eliza Richard

Production Assistant

Glen Richard

Auditor

Clive Richards

Rigging Electrician

Richard Rodgers

Song

Christopher Roldan

Assistant Editor

Cynthia P Romo

Hair Stylist

Hayley Rosales

Stunts

Sean Rosales

Stunts

Thomas Rosales Jr.

Stunts

Brana Rosenfeld

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
Bad News Bears
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Sports
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Rocky Quiroz
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 22, 2005

Released in United States on Video December 13, 2005

Remake of the film "The Bad News Bears" (USA/1976) directed by Michael Ritchie and written by Bill Lancaster.

Brad Marks of Industry Entertainment came up with the idea for the remake and brought it to Geyer Kosinski.

Studio paid $900,000 against $1.75 million for the writer's pitch on the remake.

Released in United States Summer July 22, 2005

Released in United States on Video December 13, 2005