Air Bud 3 - World Pup (2001) - Rotten Tomatoes

Air Bud 3 - World Pup (2001)





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The world's most athletic Golden Retriever is back, and he's becoming a family man in this, the second sequel to the 1997 hit Air Bud. Josh Framm (Kevin Zegers) suddenly has a lot to get used to -- his mom Jackie (Cynthia Stevenson) has just tied the knot with her boyfriend Patrick (Gregory Harrison), and now that Josh and his best friend Tom have made the school soccer team, Coach Montoya (Miguel Sandoval) informs them that the team has gone co-ed -- Emma, whose family has just moved to America from England, will be playing alongside the boys. As it turns out, Emma's family has a Golden Retriever named Molly, and Molly makes the acquaintance of Josh's basketball- (and football) playing pooch, Bud. Soon Bud and Molly are the proud parents of a litter of puppies, and Josh and Emma discover that Bud's previously displayed ball-handling skills apply to the soccer field as well. But while Josh, Emma, and Bud are trying to push their team to the state championships, the clown-turned-dogcatcher Snively (Michael Jeter) has evil plans for Bud and his new family. Air Bud: World Pup marked the directorial debut of Bill Bannerman, who had previously worked as a producer and assistant director. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Kevin Zegers
as Josh Framm
Caitlin Wachs
as Andrea Framm
Dale Midkiff
as Patrick Framm
Duncan Regehr
as Mr. Putter
Don McMillan
as Webster
Chilton Crane
as Jackie Framm
Miguel Sandoval
as Coach Montoya
Jay Brazeau
as Referee
Fred Keating
as Coach Sterns
Scott Watson
as Announcer
Kelly Herron
as Announcer
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Critic Reviews for Air Bud 3 - World Pup

All Critics (2)

By the time we've reached the third film in this series, we have fallen a bit into a formula.

February 3, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
7M Pictures

Wholesome and endearing dog movie.

January 2, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Air Bud 3 - World Pup

I love all of the Air Buds. Kevin Zegers makes the film even better of course. The dog is so adorable.

Bethany Murphy
Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

Cute puppies.

Dillon Lupky
Dillon Lupky

Super Reviewer

The air bud films lose more and more style as they progress, but as I watch them, they begin to fade away as the next installment comes into play. This film was not great, but it was okay. I still really, really like the first two installments.

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

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