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Kicking and Screaming

'Kicking & Screaming' (2005) The sport: Soccer Ferrell plays: Uptight but lovable buffoon Phil Weston Ferrell sings: “Get Ready for This” by 2 Unlimited Gratuitous nudity: In a game of shirts versus skins against Ferrell’s character’s father, played by Robert Duvall, guess who gets skins? Classic rock: “We Are the Champions” by Queen Wacky European stereotype: Two Italian kids who are soccer whizzes, of course Cameos from professional athletes: Mike Ditka (OK, he’s not an athlete, but The Coach is a celebrity in his own right) Featuring Andy Richter as... This is the one Richter sat out.Sam Urdank / Universal Studios