The Yankles (2009)

PG-13   |    |  Sport


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About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.


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  • Rabbi Meyer with a watchful eye at the study hall (beis medresh)
  • Charlie Jones teaches the team signs with Rabbi Meyer looking on.
  • The Rebbe presents the Yankles with their uniforms. Mendel "The Tailor" looks on.
  • The Yankles in the dugout watch the action on the field.
  • The Yankles mascot "Singing Sholom" performs at the Purim Party.
  • Deborah Dubinsky talks to Charlie.

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15 September 2012 | waynebldg
9
| Come on, chill and enjoy the movie
This movie is FUN. I love baseball movies and this follows the formula and more. Fallen baseball idol redeems himself by coaching an underdog team of rabbinical students. Worth seeing for this scene alone-- the Ethiopian Jewish baseball player Yeshiva students do soulful Louie Armstrong imitation singing "iney ma tov". Another great scene has the goyish coach learning "kosher cuss words". Once he writes them on his arm he can shout move your "tuchas" or "don't be a putz". Some of the actors look as though they were last minutes stand ins and don't do as well as the principals. But the main characters are solid and hey its a low budget film. If the director wants to make another baseball movie, I'll stand in for free.

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