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The Comeback Kid (1980)

A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids.

Director:

Peter Levin

Writer:

Joe S. Landon (as Joe Landon)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ritter ... Bubba Newman
Susan Dey ... Megan Barrett
Doug McKeon ... Michael
James Gregory ... Scotty
Jeremy Licht ... Paul
Dick O'Neill ... Phil
Rod Gist Rod Gist ... Ray Carver
Michael Lembeck ... Tony
Patrick Swayze ... Chuck
Angela Aames ... Sherry
Tan Adams Tan Adams ... Shirley
Abraham Alvarez Abraham Alvarez ... Frank
Kevin King Cooper Kevin King Cooper ... Tank
Kim Fields ... Molly
Jim Gatherum Jim Gatherum ... Boy at Meet (as Jimmy Gatherum)
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A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids. Written by The Comeback Kid

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El regreso del hijo pródigo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Patrick Swayze's television movie debut. See more »

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A MOVING STORY JOHN RITTER WAS GREAT
17 January 2003 | by chameleonfilmsSee all my reviews

Angie McCright was outstanding as little Lisa my favorite line would have to be "Are we still gonna have the track meet" A must see for any comedy fan.This movie is a great example of how John Ritter can make any kind of movie enjoyable.


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