Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

This umpire calls Hardball out at first base.

PG-13 2001 106 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

Do not compare this to Mighty Ducks!

I foolishly thought this movie was similar tk Mighty Ducks - it is not! The swear words are intense, the Biggie Smalls song (“cuz I see some ladies tonight that should be having my baby!”) and the gang violence is intense. This movie is not even like Bad News Bears. I watched with my 9 and 6 year Old boys who love baseball. Movie lesson was less about baseball, more about growing up in the projects. If the kids are older, I think there is a good message. Otherwise, it’s too intense.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+


Considero que las generaciones actuales viven en una burbuja y muy aislados de lo que es la realidad, me gustó lo que un niño que a pesar de su entorno tiene ilusiones y lo que puede provocar en un adulto

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Great role models

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