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The Big Green

The Big Green (1995)

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Critic Reviews: 1
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In this Disney comedy that bears a suspicious resemblance to The Mighty Ducks, the down-trodden cynical young misfits of a run-down Texas town, devastated by the closing of its one major industry, find renewed hope and spirit at the hands of a plucky British foreign-exchange teacher who introduces them to soccer. When British elementary school teacher Anna Montgomery arrives in the dusty town and first meets the depressed and frequently angry youths, she immediately knows she must do something

PG,

Comedy, Kids & Family

May 4, 2004

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Exactly what you'd expect from a kid's soccer flick: lots of balls being kicked.

July 26, 2002
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Audience Reviews for The Big Green

Even as a kid I knew this film was cliched and derivative. I happened to see it again the other day, and wow, it's worse than I remember. Sure, I did chuckle a few times, but man, the actng really is bad, and not just from the kids. It's a feel good story,but damn, it just offers nothing new and seems kind pointless.
June 14, 2010
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Chris Weber

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Classic kid's movie, how can you not love this.
October 20, 2007
Dan Schultz

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Honestly, this film had more going for it than it led on, but sadly it had to settle for the cliched Mighty Ducks/Sandlot story that we've all seen before. I have to give this more credit than most of these 90s quick buck kids sports films though, it wanted to tackle so many issues. It had divorce, immigration, broken children, a lot of things that back then werent in many films. The downside is it's only glossed over and it just fits the story they want to tell. But viewed with the right lens, this is an okay flick you'll like fine.
October 24, 2013
Jackson Walsh

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    1. Anna Montgomery: [after hosing the boys] I'm so sorry! What on Earth were you doing?
    2. Evan Schiff: Feeding the birds.
    3. Larry Musgrove: There's not much to do in Elma.
    4. Anna Montgomery: Oh.
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
    1. Larry Musgrove: [upon seeing the 'mowed' field by Evan, Newt, and Tak] This is rad! You guys are awesome! [steps in a cow pie] Ugh! Gosh! YOU'RE DEAD! [chases after them]
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
    1. Tak Yamato: [belches]
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
    1. Newt Shaw: [puts his hand to his heart] I'm your man!
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
    1. Larry Musgrove: I got a question.
    2. Tom Palmer: That's great! Great, participation! Fire away, big guy!
    3. Larry Musgrove: While you're here, who's giving out speeding tickets and scooping dead animals off the highway?
    4. Tom Palmer: All right, no more questions.
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
    1. Tom Palmer: Zip it, midgets!
    – Submitted by David E (15 months ago)
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