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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

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Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

Director:

Richard Martin

Writers:

Kevin DiCicco (character "Air Bud"), Paul Tamasy (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Conway ... Fred Davis
Dick Martin ... Phil Phil
Kevin Zegers ... Josh Framm
Cynthia Stevenson ... Jackie Framm
Gregory Harrison ... Dr. Patrick Sullivan
Nora Dunn ... Natalya
Perry Anzilotti ... Popov
Robert Costanzo ... Coach Fanelli
Shayn Solberg Shayn Solberg ... Tom
Suzanne Ristic Suzanne Ristic ... Principal Salter
Alyson MacLaren Alyson MacLaren ... Andrea Framm
Tyler Thompson Tyler Thompson ... Oliver
Rhys Williams ... Goose
Shahai Khademi Shahai Khademi ... Juan (as Shahri Khademi)
Jason Anderson Jason Anderson ... Weeble
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Storyline

Now in the 8th Grade, Josh discovers he has a great throwing arm and tries out for his school football team. It is then soon discovered that his dog, Buddy, can also make impossible catches, and the two become an unstoppable force. However, an evil duo of Russian circus-managers attempt to kidnap Buddy and use him as their main attraction, while the Timberwolves make it to the championship. Can Josh save Buddy before the big game? Written by Zac Abrams

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Taglines:

It's not whether you win or lose...It's where you bury the ball. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sport

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Air Bud 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,603,726, 16 August 1998

Gross USA:

$10,224,116

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,224,116
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The lady who sang the National Anthem at the beginning of the second football game was imitating Roseanne Barr's famous off-key performance at a 1990 Major League Baseball Game at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, CA. Between the Padres and Cincinnati Reds. See more »

Goofs

When Josh brings in Buddy and suggests he play for the football team, he calls him their new "wide receptor." The position is "wide receiver." See more »

Quotes

Popov: We're Russians! We demand you take us to the Russian imbecile!
Natalya: It's "Embassy," imbecile!
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Connections

Features Gus (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

One Moment
Performed by Melinda Lindner
Music and Lyrics by Brahm Wenger
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Will adults enjoy the movie...no, but they'll enjoy their free time
9 September 2000 | by groveralloverSee all my reviews

This is not a movie that I would recommend to adults to watch, however, if you have kids and you need to get the house clean with little distraction put this in the VCR. Kids have no problem seeing the same movie 50 times and this is one that they will not tire of. So pop it in and start cleaning your house...the kids will leave you alone...atleast for 90 minutes!


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