Artie Lange's Beer League (2006)

Artie Lange's Beer League
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 26mins.
Genres Romantic Comedy, Sports
Keywords competition
Status Released
US Release Date
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Artie Lange Actor Artie 1 1000001
Louis Lombardi Actor Police Chief 1 1000002
Seymour Cassel Actor Dirt 1 1000003
Ralph Macchio Actor Maz 1 1000004
Cara Buono Actor Linda 1 1000005
Laurie Metcalf Actor Artie's Mom 1 1000006
Anthony De Sando Actor Manganelli 1 1000007
Jimmy Palumbo Actor Johnny 1 1000008
Joe Lo Truglio Actor Dave 1 1000009
Jerry Minor Actor Tim 1 1000010
Michael Deeg Actor Alfonse 1 1000011
Frank Sebastiano Director n/a 2 2000001
Anthony Mastromauro Producer n/a 3 3000001
Artie Lange Producer n/a 3 3000002
Jeremy Dallow Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
James DeLorenzo Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Steven Angel Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Jonathan Gilbert Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Gregory Cohen Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Michael Ruane Co-Producer n/a 170 3000008
Brian Bell Co-Producer n/a 170 3000009
Chris Messalas Associate Producer n/a 171 3000010
Frank Sebastiano Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Artie Lange Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Tom Fatone Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
David Phillips Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Peter Fandetti Editor n/a 172 7000001
Robin Urdang Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000001
B.C. Smith Original Music Music 120838 8000002
Kelly McGehee Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Sarah Maine Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Laylee Olfat Casting n/a 179 10000001
Lina Todd Casting n/a 179 10000002
Nancy Brous Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Thomas Varga Sound n/a 120816 14000001
William Levins Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000002
Wade Wilson Supervising Sound Editor n/a 328 14000003
Douglas Crosby Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000001
Synopsis
Artie is an unemployed underachiever who still lives with his mother and plays in a small town softball league in New Jersey with his rag-tag group of misfit friends. When Artie's team faces off their nemeses, headed by Dennis Manganelli of Manganelli Fitness, the game descends into an ethnic name calling challenge and a battle of macho posing as the two former high school rivals face off on the field. While Artie is a loser, Manganelli, the owner of a successful gym whose team wins the league trophy every year, struts his "stuff" like a banty rooster, proudly displaying winning trophies in the windows of his gym. Manganelli, also running for Mayor and favored to win, uses his overblown position and political ambitions to continuously torture Artie and his cohorts both on and off the field. The two rivals do more fighting on the baseball field than playing softball and when his team is threatened with permanent expulsion from the local league after being jailed for yet another fight on the field, Artie and his team must rally and move from last place to first--in one brief season, while Artie tries to hold on to the only woman who loves him for who he is.
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