Rank: 86/100 in Top Movie 1997 – Air Bud: He Sits. He Stays. He Shoots. He Scores.

Movie Synopsis:
A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father’s accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The new kid in town, Josh has no friends and is too shy to try out for the school basketball team. Instead he prefers to practice alone on an abandoned court, he befriends a runaway golden retriever named Buddy. Josh is amazed when he realizes that Buddy loves basketball…that is playing basketball…and he is GOOD! Josh eventually makes the school team and Buddy is named the Team Mascot. Josh and Buddy become the stars of halftime. Buddy’s half-time talent draws media attention. Unfortunately, when Buddy’s mean former owner, Norm Snively, comes along with a scheme to cash in on the pup’s celebrity, it looks like they are going to be separated.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Air Bud
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1997-08-01
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Comedy Movie, Family Movie, Drama Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1997
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Walt Disney Pictures, Keystone Pictures
  • Production Countries: Canada, United States of America
  • Budget: $3,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $23,144,499.00
  • Running Time: 98 minutes
  • Director: Charles Martin Smith
  • Actors: Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Michael Jeter, Bill Cobbs, Brendan Fletcher
  • YB100 views Counts: 129
  • YB100 Likes: 6
  • Popularity: 11.071
  • Vote Count: 258
  • Vote Average: 5.3

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