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Ladybugs (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 27 March 1992 (USA)
To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Curtis Burch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rodney Dangerfield ... Chester Lee
Jackée Harry ... Julie Benson (as Jackée)
Jonathan Brandis ... Matthew / Martha
Ilene Graff ... Bess
Vinessa Shaw ... Kimberly Mullen
Tom Parks ... Dave Mullen
Jeannetta Arnette ... Glynnis Mullen
Crystal Cooke Crystal Cooke ... Nancy Larimer (as LaCrystal Cooke)
Jennifer Frances Lee Jennifer Frances Lee ... Carmelita Chu
Vanessa Monique Rossel Vanessa Monique Rossel ... Tina Velez
Johna Stewart-Bowden ... Sally Anne Welfelt (as Johna Stewart)
Jandi Swanson Jandi Swanson ... Penny Pester
Nancy Parsons ... Coach Annie
Blake Clark ... Coach Bull
Tommy Lasorda ... Coach Cannoli
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Storyline

Chester Lee must take on the coaching duties of his company's employee daughters soccer team in order to impress his boss. Desperate for success, he enlists the aid of a "ringer", his fiancées son! Wackiness ensues. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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Getting respect is one big goal! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ladybugs See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,180,414, 29 March 1992

Gross USA:

$14,796,494

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,796,494
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Chester drives a, 1990 Pontiac Trans Sport [GMT199]. See more »

Goofs

In the first soccer game Matthew/Martha plays there are several full body shots of him running and kicking the ball and especially the shot of him kicking the ball into the net for a goal where you can see the face and it is obviously the stand in and not Jonathan Brandis. See more »

Quotes

Coach Annie: Well, I know what my girls can do. And I just want to tell you that your team is going to get crushed!
Chester: I guess you're going to play, too, huh?
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Alternate Versions

To receive a PG certificate UK cinema and video versions were cut by 46 secs by the BBFC to remove suggestive dialogue including references to child abuse and the infamous "I took her son, dressed him like a girl, and I talked him into playing with me" line. See more »

Connections

References The Addams Family (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Tango For Two
Composed by Ole Georg (BMI)
Produced by Ole Georg (BMI)
Published by Software Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Capitol Production Music
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One of the best movies not available on DVD!
2 June 2004 | by jellyneckrSee all my reviews

I consider Rodney Dangerfield to be the funniest man who has ever lived. He's the best stand-up comedian of all time. He's great. Out of all his movies, I like this one the best. CADDYSHACK is a classic too, but I watched it recently and I realized Rodney Dangerfield is hardly in it at all. The more Rodney Dangerfield, the better. LADYBUGS proves that. This movie is all about Rodney. If you are a fan of all of Rodney Dangerfield's one liners, this movie is for you. He keeps them coming throughout the whole hour and a half. In addition to Rodney's one liners, the movie also contains some great visual gags (the changing room scene is hilarious). LADYBUGS is easily one of the best movies not available on DVD.


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