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Kicking & Screaming

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Kicking & Screaming

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
90 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/13/05
performer:
Will Ferrell, Mike Ditka, Robert Duvall, Rachael Harris
director:
Jesse Dylan
distributor:
Universal
author:
Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

A genially dumbed-down sports comedy — but Will Ferrell doesn’t just save this junk, he rules it. As an emasculated dad who coaches his son’s soccer team, Ferrell invests the movie with a buzz of desperation and anger; a mild-guy-goes-nutzoid arc.