2004 | Rawson Marshall Thurber

A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain.

Average rating   7 out of 10

Vince Vaughn     Christine Taylor     Ben Stiller     Rip Torn     Justin Long     Stephen Root     Joel Moore     Chris Williams     Alan Tudyk     Missi Pyle     Jamal Duff     Gary Cole     Jason Bateman     Hank Azaria     Al Kaplon
Comedy     Sport
(2.44) Warrior     (1.88) Zoolander     (1.73) A Knight's Tale     (1.73) Smokin' Aces     (1.72) Undisputed III: Redemption
Cheerleading     Dodgeball     ESPN     Gym     Las Vegas     Tournament     Underdog

Niels Risgaard Hansen     2011-01-18 7 out of 10

Funny and light entertainment - perfect for a lazy evening!

I have always liked Vince Vaughn and Ben Still also normally makes quite good movies. This one is no exception.

The plot is a classic underdog story, and all expectations are fulfilled. There are no big surprises, but instead the movie is full of a wide range of funny details. Each time I watch it, there is something new to laugh about. And how can you not like a movie that features both Chuck Norris and William Shatner (in very small uncredited parts though)

As it is light comedy, the demand for good acting is not an issue, but I this think that the parts a done quite well by the cast. Christine Taylor playing Kate Veatch is both pretty and funny. My favourite part is when Ben Stiller's character is having a meeting with her in his office. I also enjoy Alan Tudyk playing Steve the Pirate - maybe mostly since I love pirates.
Some of the parts are a bit overplayed, but I think it fits the movie, so it is not ruining it.

All in all a fun movie worth watching more than one.

Remember: If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.

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