Air Bud

Air Bud
Air bud poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Martin Smith
Produced byRobert Vince
William Vince
Written byPaul Tamasy
Aaron Mendelsohn
Music byBrahm Wenger
CinematographyMike Southon
Edited byAlison Grace
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution[2] (United States)
Malofilm (Canada)
Release date
August 1, 1997
Running time
98 minutes
CountriesUnited States
Budget$3 million
Box office$27.8 million[3]

Air Bud is a 1997 sports comedy film directed by Charles Martin Smith.[4] It sparked the franchise centered on the real-life dog Air Buddy, a cross-bred Golden Retriever, who shoots basketball hoops and appears as Buddy. The film was financially successful, grossing $4 million in its opening weekend and totaling $27.8 million in its run against an estimated $3 million budget.[3]

  1. ^ "Air Bud (1997)". British Film Institute. Retrieved January 4, 2021.
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  4. ^ Deming, Mark. "Air Bud". Allmovie. Retrieved April 16, 2013.