Kicking and ScreamingAs a child, Phil Weston was never able to live up to the demands of his overbearing father who wanted Phil to be an athlete. Now as a father, Phil takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating...
Actors of "Kicking and Screaming"
Characters of "Kicking and Screaming"
Directors of "Kicking and Screaming"Jesse DylanBirthdate: 6 January 1966, New York, USA
Creators of "Kicking and Screaming"Leo BenvenutiBirthdate: 8 February 1923, Florence, Tuscany, ItalySteve Rudnick
Critic Reviews of "Kicking and Screaming"Time OutAugust 16, 2007
Will Ferrell has become the most unlikely embodiment of wholesome family fun since Fred MacMurray gave up film noir for My Three Sons.AV ClubSeptember 26, 2005
This isn't the worst setup for a kiddie comedy, but it proves that Ferrell alone can't carry a film.Detroit Free PressMay 21, 2005
... barely watchable.New York ObserverMay 19, 2005
A zero, but the title describes how the audience is likely to react, perfectly.Washington PostMay 13, 2005
Ferrell is one of the film's few bright lights. It's a shame to hide that subversive beacon under a bushel of dully inspirational sports movie cliches.Washington PostMay 13, 2005
As lazy, bloated and TV-screen- friendly as shameless promos come.Cinema CrazedApril 29, 2009
Is this all there is to Ferrell's career? Mediocre comedies, and wasted talent?Sacramento News & ReviewAugust 07, 2008
Director Jesse Dylan, desperate to avoid yawns, flails madly with staging, editing, slow motion -- any trick he can think of, whether it fits or works or not.Eye for FilmDecember 07, 2007
If this footy film was in a league it would be languishing at the bottom of the Vauxhall Conference.Hollywood Report CardSeptember 26, 2006
The picture is a little about soccer, a little about parenting, and a lot about laughing. Mike Ditka shows up and delivers a kick-butt performance.Christianity TodaySeptember 25, 2006
Kicking & Screaming succeeds because it understands its target audience, refraining from playing it too cute or crude. Though predictable, it's well executed.sbs.isFebruary 01, 2006
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