The Bad News Bears Go to Japan

The Bad News Bears Go to Japan

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The Bad News Bears Go to Japan

Filling the shoes occupied by Walter Matthau in the Bad News Bears and William Devane in The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training, Tony Curtis takes on the role of the teams newest coach in this, the third installment in the series. Jackie Earle Haley returns as Kelly Leak, the Bears' star player, as the team ventures to the other side of the world to face off against the best little league team in Japan. While there, the Bears find their way into mischief and Kelly finds love with a local girl. Though this was the last entry in the film series a television series followed a year later.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/12/2009
UPC: 0032429059505
Original Release: 1978
Rating: PG
Source: Paramount
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:32:00

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tony Curtis Marvin Lazar
Jackie Earle Haley Kelly Leak
Tomisaburo Wakayama Coach Shimizu
Hatsune Ishihara Arika
George Wyner Network Director
Lonny Chapman Louis the Gambler
Chris Barnes Actor
Mathew Douglas Anton E.R.W. Tillyard III
Erin Blunt Ahmad Rahim
George Gonzales Miguel Aguilar
Brett Marx Jimmy Feldman
David Pollock Rudy Stein
David Stambaugh Toby Whitewood
Jeffrey Louis Starr Mike Engleberg
Scoody Thornton Mustapha Rahim
Dick Button Himself
Hugh Gillin Pennywall
Tak Kubota Referee
Gene Lebell Mean Bones' Manager
Jerry Maren Page Boy
Dick McGarvin Network Man #3
Regis Philbin Harry Hahm
Robert Sorrells Locke
James Staley Network Man #4
Don Watters Network Man #1
Michael Yama Usher
Jerry Ziesmer Eddie of Network

Technical Credits
John Berry Director
Gene S. Cantamessa Sound Mixer
Terry Carr Producer
Paul Chihara Score Composer
Richard A. Harris Editor
Walter Scott Herndon Production Designer
Bill Lancaster Screenwriter
Kozo Okazaki Cinematographer
Gene Polito Cinematographer
Michael Ritchie Producer
Dennis Virkler Editor
Tommy Welsh Costumes/Costume Designer
Jerry Ziesmer Asst. Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bad News Bears Go to Japan
1. Money Troubles [10:10]
2. Culture Shock [5:55]
3. More Bad News [11:18]
4. Trapped In Japan [9:00]
5. Wrestling Bears [8:19]
6. Promotional Tour [15:14]
7. Kelly & Arika [6:56]
8. A Little Hustle [7:38]
9. The Game [6:46]
10. International Incident [5:26]
11. No More Hype [3:57]
12. End Credits [1:34]

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