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Kicking & Screaming

PG| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
As a child, Phil Weston (Will Ferrell) was never able to live up to the demands of his overbearing father, Buck (Robert Duvall), who wanted Phil to be an athlete. Now a parent himself, Phil has inherited his father's competitive nature, while his son, Sam (Dylan McLaughlin), has inherited Phil's lack of athletic talent. Serving as Sam's soccer coach, Phil hopes to turn his last-place team of losers into champions, so they can beat the rival team coached by Buck.

Cast: Will Ferrell , Robert Duvall , Mike Ditka , Kate Walsh , Musetta Vander , Dylan McLaughlin , Josh Hutcherson , Steven Anthony Lawrence

Director: Jesse Dylan

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Kicking & Screaming (2005)

Release Date: May 13th, 2005|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • Not only not funny, it's unfunny. It kills humor. Sit in a room by yourself, look at a blank screen for 90 minutes, and you'll have more of a chance of laughing at your own thoughts than you will at this movie. show more

  • This is little more than a big-budget sitcom, with a guest appearance by Mike Ditka, who plays an unfunny version of himself as Phil's assistant coach. show more

  • For soccer aficionados, Kicking & Screaming boasts some fairly cool play, courtesy of Alessandro Ruggiero and Francesco Liotti, two kids who play "the Italians." show more

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