The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)




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The misfit kiddie baseball team from the first film is given the opportunity to play in a Junior League match between double-header games at the Houston Astrodome. Two obstacles stand in their way: beloved teammate Timmy Lupus (Quinn Smith) has broken his leg, and the team has no adult coach. Attempting to change their luck, star player Kelly Leak (Jackie Earle Haley) tries to talk his estranged dad (William Devane) into coaching and locates a self-proclaimed hotshot pitcher named Carmen Ronzonni (Jimmy Baio). Watch for quickie cameos by real-life Houston Astros members Robert J. Watson, Enos Cabell, Roger Metzger, James Richard, Joe Ferguson, Ken Forsch, William Virdon, and Cesar Cedeno. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovimore
Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Bill Lancaster, Paul Brickman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 12, 2002
Paramount Pictures


William Devane
as Mike Leak
Clifton James
as Sy Orlansky
Jimmy Baio
as Carmen Ronzonni
Chris Barnes
as Tanner Boyle
Erin Blunt
as Ahmad Abdul Rahim
Jaime Escobedo
as Agilar Boy
George Gonzales
as Agilar Boy
Brett Marx
as Jimmy Feldman
David Pollock
as Rudi Stein
Harley Quinn Smith
as Timmy Lupus
David Stambaugh
as Toby Whitewood
Jeffrey Louis Starr
as Mike Engleberg
Fred Stuthman
as Caretaker
Dolph Sweet
as Coach Manning
Lane Smith
as Officer Mackie
Pat Corley
as Coach Morrie Slater
Gene Rader
as Grocery Clerk
Jason Cooper
as Leon Waterson
Ted Dawson
as Astrodome Announcer
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Critic Reviews for The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

The comedic value of kids talking like a bitter pirate with hemorrhoids and smoking [was] played out mid-way through the first film.

Full Review… | August 1, 2010

A film about the bumbling Little League team who carry on the ancient comic tradition of trying to pass themselves off as winners when they're something else indeed.

Full Review… | February 14, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

September 26, 2005

August 11, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

This movie changes the cast a bit, and it's not as funny as the first either, I really didn't care for it.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

The Bears light up the Astrodome in an entertaining sequel! The presence of a couple old characters is missed, but Tanner Boyle establishes himself as one of the greatest sports movie characters. (First viewing - Childhood)

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Unfunny and boring. Stick to the original film.


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