The Bad News Bears  Movie Poster
  • Released
  • April 7, 1976
  • PG, 1 hr 42 min
  • Comedy
  • 20 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that The Bad News Bears is a rough-edged kids' baseball comedy with some profanity ("s--t," "bitch," "bastard," "spic," the "N" word) and really iffy behavior (kids smoke, gamble, and ride motorcycles). During the end celebration, the coach gives beer to the 11-year-olds. One character is an alcoholic. The parents push their kids to win at all costs, and the kids are often bratty and mean.

  • POSITIVE MESSAGES
  • POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
  • VIOLENCE
  • SEX
  • LANGUAGE
  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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