Alley Cats Strike!

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"The Only Way To Settle The Score Is To Take It To The Alley!"
  • G
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 6.0  (2,603)

Alley Cats Strike! is a feel-good sports movie that was released in 2000. It follows a group of teenagers who form a bowling team in order to save their local bowling alley. The film stars Kyle Schmid, Robert Ri'chard, and Kaley Cuoco, among others. The story takes place in the fictional town of Milburg, where bowling is considered a way of life. The town is divided into two groups: the preppy "A-Pins" and the rebellious "Alley Cats." The A-Pins are the popular and wealthy group, while the Alley Cats are the outcasts who hang out at the local bowling alley.

When the bowling alley's owner, Mr. Stockley, dies, his son, Alex (played by Schmid), takes over the business. However, he decides to sell the alley to a developer who plans to turn it into a parking lot. The Alley Cats are heartbroken by the news and decide to fight back. They challenge the A-Pins to a bowling match, with the winner getting to keep the alley.

The A-Pins, who have never taken the Alley Cats seriously, accept the challenge with the belief that they can easily defeat their opponents. However, they soon realize that the Alley Cats are serious about winning and are actually skilled bowlers. The match is set for the same night as the A-Pins' annual preppy dance, forcing the team to choose between their reputations and their love of bowling.

In addition to the bowling competition, there are several subplots that add depth to the story. Alex, who is struggling to bond with his father's memory, finds solace in the Alley Cats and begins to form relationships with them. Meanwhile, one of the Alley Cats, Todd (played by Ri'chard), is dealing with the pressure of living up to his father's expectations and trying to reconcile his love of bowling with his desire to be a basketball player.

Cuoco plays the role of Elisa Bowers, a member of the A-Pins who begins to question her loyalty to the group. She becomes romantically involved with Alex and is torn between her feelings for him and her loyalty to her friends.

The film is full of fun and lighthearted moments, but it also explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and identity. It shows that people are more complex than the labels they are given and that it's possible for different groups to come together and find common ground.

Overall, Alley Cats Strike! is an enjoyable sports movie with a message that resonates beyond the bowling alley. It's a great film for anyone who loves underdog stories, teen comedies, or just a good feel-good movie.

Alley Cats Strike! is a 2000 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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    1 hr 27 min
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    6.0  (2,603)