R | | Comedy, Sport
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
Charlie Sheen and Tom Berenger starred together in Platoon (1986). Unlike this film, where they are friends, they play enemies in Platoon.
Good morning, gentlemen, and welcome to another season of Indians baseball.
When Cerrano lights up the cigar for Jobu during Harris' prayer before the first game, you can hear Chelcie Ross delivering the line "Jesus Christ, Cerrano" in the background before they cut to him.
An edited-for-television version of the film featured a revised scene depicting the removal of the final piece of the YOU GUYS STINK / Rachel Phelps Cut-out. Lou Brown can be seen (and heard) asking, "Should I take it off ?" After he does, the rest of the players cheer loudly, though the fully unclothed cutout is never shown.
English, Spanish, Japanese
$8,836,265 9 April 1989