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The benchwarmers

Author: Dennis DuganJack GiarraputoAdam SandlerAllen CovertNick SwardsonAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three guys spent their youth bearing the wrath of schoolyard bullies. They weren't tall, cool, and athletic, so they often got picked on by those who were. But when Gus convinces his two friends Richie and Clark to take some batting practice on a nearby Little League baseball field for old times sake, the three end up challenging a team of eleven-year-olds for the right to play on the field. Gus, often picked on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sports films
Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Sports
Baseball films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Dugan; Jack Giarraputo; Adam Sandler; Allen Covert; Nick Swardson; Rob Schneider; David Spade; Jon Heder; Jon Lovitz; Craig Kilborn; Molly Sims; Tim Meadows; Revolution Studios.; Happy Madison (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424803322 9781424803323
OCLC Number: 68907283
Language Note: In English or dubbed in French, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai; with optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Credits: Director of photography, Thomas E. Ackerman ; editors, Peck Prior, Sandy S. Solowitz ; costume designer, Mary Jane Fort ; production designer, Perry Andelin Blake.
Cast: Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for crude and suggestive humor, and for language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: Revolution Studios presents a Happy Madison production ; produced by Jack Giarraputo, Adam Sandler ; written by Allen Covert & Nick Swardson ; directed by Dennis Dugan.

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Three guys spent their youth bearing the wrath of schoolyard bullies. They weren't tall, cool, and athletic, so they often got picked on by those who were. But when Gus convinces his two friends Richie and Clark to take some batting practice on a nearby Little League baseball field for old times sake, the three end up challenging a team of eleven-year-olds for the right to play on the field. Gus, often picked on because he was short, is nonetheless a stellar ballplayer, and he single-handedly defeats the other team. When word gets out, neighborhood billionaire Mel decides to bankroll a cross-state tour for "The Benchwarmers" where they'll challenge the meanest little league teams around, with the eventual winner taking possession of a brand-new, state-of-the-art Little League field. Mel, once a benchwarmer himself, hopes The Benchwarmers can give his own son and nerds everywhere hope for redemption as the victories pile up and the fame of the players spreads through chatrooms and podcasts everywhere.

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