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The Ringer

In desperate need of money, Steve Baker (Johnny Knoxville) bets on the one contest he's sure he can win -- The Special Olympics. Posing as a mentally challenged athlete, he prepares to run for the gold, only to discover his lack of ethics is not his only handicap. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 22 Dec 2005
Video Release: 15 May 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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A high school football coach invites an intellectually challenged young man to assist him on the team and helps change the community’s attitude toward him in Radio. Jed Rees, who plays an athlete in The Ringer, trades in his running shoes for an alien suit in Galaxy Quest, a comedy about a group of actors from a defunct television show.

Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: 16 May 2006
Expose The Ringer with the following DVD extras included with this Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment release: a commentary by director Barry W. Blaustein, a “Fall-Down Funny” gag reel, a Special Olympics PSA, deleted scenes and trailers. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Surround 5.1) and Spanish (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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