A young boy, newly arrived in town after his father's tragic death, befriends a hoops-playing pup while trying out for his new school's basketball team. The dog's owner, however, has a more avaricious plan in mind.
Cynthia Stevenson - TV/Film Actress/"Newhart"
Eric Christmas - Actor/"Phil. Experiment"
Charles Martin Smith - American Actor/Director
Michael Jeter - American actor
Buddy the Dog - Athletic canine
Bill Cobbs - Supporting Actor
Kevin Zegers - Actor, DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004)
"...Children will fall in love with Buddy..." - 10/01/1997 Box Office, p.44
"...Delightful....AIR BUD has been made with consistent care and intelligence, and its happy ending is well earned..." - 08/01/1997 Los Angeles Times, p.F14
"...With good performances, crisp editing, a lovable dog and a new twist on the old movie tradition of the 'big game'....The movie just keeps getting better..." - 08/01/1997 Chicago Sun-Times, p.25