The Bad News Bears is a 1976 comedy sports film directed by Michael Ritchie, produced by Stanley R. Jaffe and Written by Bill Lancaster . This film is about a Little League team composed by the worst players: The Bears .
This was the first film from the Bad News Bears franchise. It was followed by two sequels, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977) and The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978), a TV series (1979-1980) and a remake titled Bad News Bears (2005).
- Walter Matthau as Coach Morris Buttermaker .
- Vic Morrow as Roy Turner.
- Joyce Van Patten as Cleveland.
- Ben Piazza as Bob Whitewood.
- Timothy Blake as Mrs. Lupus .
- Bill Sorells as Mr. Tower .
- Shari Summers as Jill Turner.
- Scott Firestone as Regi Tower .
- David Stambaugh as Toby Whitewood .
- Jackie Earle Haley as Kelly Leak .
- Quinn Smith as Timmy Lupus .
- Gary Lee Cavagnaro as Mike Engelberg .
- Jaime Escobedo as Jose Agilar .
- George Gonzales as Miguel Agilar .
- Brett Marx as Jimmy Feldman .
- Alfred W. Lutter as Alfred Ogilvie .
- David Pollock as Rudi Stein .
- Tatum O'Neal as Amanda Whurlizer.
- Chris Barnes as Tanner Boyle .