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5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo45%
Comedy Drama 
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Rated: 7+ (PG)19971h 38mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Dog Animal Pet 
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Country: Canada 
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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.Air Bud featuring Kevin Zegers and Wendy Makkena is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 3 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.2 (15,498 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#14,905 Ranked Movie

#101 Ranked in Pet Movies

#186 Ranked in Dog Movies

#479 Ranked in Sport Movies

Air Bud has a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.2 (15,498 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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