Air Bud
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A charming children's movie about a lonely boy and a dog who can shoot hoops.^L^C5 Since his father's death, Josh Framm (Kevin Zegers) has become increasingly withdrawn. Even basketball, once his passion, scarcely seems to matter. His worried mom (Wendy Makkena) moves the family to a small town near where she grew up, hoping that a fresh start will revive Josh. But he doesn't fit in well at school, and seems worse than ever. Until he finds Buddy, an abandoned golden retriever who can nose a ball into a net better than any dog has a right to. With Buddy at his side, Josh finds the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A high-flying dog tale for kids."
‑ Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
"I guess it was a pretty good movie, though I got a little bored halfway through and took a little snooze. I like air conditioning. There was lots of popcorn on the floor."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"There's an air of acceptance throughout the film, but the movie never stops to stand at a pulpit and preach this message."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Air Bud may be bland, but it's also offensive."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
"A basketball playing Golden Retriever shows his stuff on several high-school basketball courts."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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