In “The Bad News Bears Go To Japan,” the third installment in the series, the lovable misfit Little Leaguers are sent to Asia to play against Japan’s best youth baseball team. As they navigate the challenges of international competition, the Bears also find themselves embroiled in various comedic escapades, staying true to their reputation for mischief and mayhem.

While in Japan, team leader Kelly discovers a romantic interest in a local girl, adding a new layer to the team’s overseas adventures. Despite cultural barriers and formidable opponents, the Bears once again bring their unique brand of teamwork and scrappy resilience to the field. The film combines humor, romance, and sportsmanship as the Bears take on their biggest challenge yet.

The Bad News Bears Go to Japan | June 30, 1978 (United States) 3.7
Director: John BerryWriter: Bill LancasterStars: Tony Curtis, Jackie Earle Haley, TomisaburĂ´ WakayamaSummary: A small-time hustler takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best Little League baseball team, sparking off a series of adventures and mishaps.


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