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The Benchwarmers

Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz and Craig Kilborn

Rated: PG-13 
Reviewed by: Tony  
Release date: April 7, 2006 Released by: Sony Pictures

Well don't expect Field of Dreams here - this is a nightmare.

An Adam Sandler production based on the premise that if the actors are kicked between the legs, pick their noses, pass gas and have every other type of inappropriate behavior, a film can be funny. In the first 30 minutes of this film no one laughed and that is sure death for a comedy.

With the help of a former nerd now billionaire, The Benchwarmers are set up to play a series of games against the local teams. As we would expect the underdogs develop a huge following and even win. The remainder is also formula. The billionaire has a skeleton in his closet that threatens to derail the team as they approach the championship; that's as deep as it gets.

Believe me this is a film you don't even want to rent!

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