The Bad News Bears didn’t need a remake, but in 2005 we got one anyways. All that movie really accomplished is that it exposed a whole new generation to the hilarious crazy season of the Bad News Bears. I didn’t enjoy the original as much as this one and that could be because of the acting of Billy Bob Thornton. Known for playing a variety of roles throughout his career, the one thing he excels at is being a foul-mouthed jerk. His jokes, temperament, and overall attitude is really the best part of this movie. The kids and their problems get a modern-day take, which really wouldn’t fit well back in the day. If I had to pick which film to watch it would the modern version, and I don’t mean any disrespect to the classic and the many sequels. 5/10

 

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