Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
  • PG-13
  • 1h 33m
  • 2004
Fresh70%
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A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain.
© 2004 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh70%
Critics Consensus: Proudly profane and splendidly silly, Dodgeball is a worthy spiritual successor to the goofball comedies of the 1980s.
Reviews
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
Fresh

This masterpiece of modern cinema depends upon a single truism: A guy getting hit in the nuts a hu...

January 29, 2019
Entertainment Weekly
Fresh

June 21, 2017
Village Voice
Ed Park
Fresh

The most satisfying comedy of the past year -- at least among the ones starring Stiller.

June 20, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
Fresh

... a hilariously worthy successor to the great goofball comedies of the late Seventies and early...

January 29, 2019
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Think Bad News Bears crossed with Happy Gilmore.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is meant to be silly fun -- teens and parents who love Adam Sandler-style humor will enjoy it very much. Those who don't should avoid it. The movie has some very mature material for a PG-13 including explicit sexual humor with jokes about adultery, group sex, pornography, genital size, bondage, and homosexuality along with some very strong language including many double entendres featuring the word "balls." Characters drink frequently, including drinking to dull pain. The coach taunts the team by calling them "ladies." Numerous large-breasted women appear in close-ups, wearing very little.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:June 18, 2004
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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