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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Average Joe's Gym and its owner, Peter La Fleur (Vince Vaughn), are both down on their luck. A fancy competing gym called Globo-Gym, run by the maniacal health nut White Goodman (Ben Stiller), is about to put Average Joe's out of business unless Peter can raise $50,000 to keep his mortgage. To save the gym, Peter and a ragtag group of Average Joe's members and employees enter a dodgeball contest with a big cash prize. In response, White forms his own Globo-Gym team to rout the competition.

Cast: Vince Vaughn , Christine Taylor , Ben Stiller , Rip Torn , Justin Long , Stephen Root , Joel Moore , Chris Williams

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

Release Date: June 18th, 2004|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • Yes, the movie's watchable, and there are about six good laughs in it, but six good (not great) laughs in 90 minutes is pretty paltry for a comedy. show more

  • Anyone with a sizable role in Dodgeball gets mired in the script's dissipated tone. Two of the climactic jokes involve "Happy Days" references. How tenuous is that? show more

  • There are some clunky, juvenile jokes and an excess of shots to that special place on men that make us double over and weep. But there are some very funny, very hip jokes as well. show more

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