The Dream Team
The Dream Team (1989)

During an outing to a baseball game, a group of four psychiatric inmates break away from the group and wind up wandering loose in New York City in this comedy. Their predicament worsens when their psychiatrist turns up wounded, and the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 7, 1989
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This is not a bad starting place for a movie, but the filmmakers are unable to devise anything original for the patients to do once they've been set free.

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Chuck O'Leary

Hilarious and unexpectedly touching. A great vehicle for Keaton.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Mental illness is no laughing matter, and neither is this film.

Grant Watson
Fiction Machine

It is a strong example, however, of a good cast salvaging a watchable film out of suspect origins.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Romanticizing mental illness at its worst.

Caffeinated Clint

Strap youself in for a chunk of great laughs

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The Dream Team ultimately fares best in its affable and consistently watchable first half...

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Yet another Keaton-related disaster. Get this guy a new agent!

John Urbancich
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A very underrated film, with Peter Boyle stealing the show.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The Dream Team is a very funny, well acted comedy with a great cast of talented actors. This is a very good film that has great comedy moments provided by its… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A funny comedy with four mental patients wandering the streets of New York City, meeting even crazier people. It's light and doesn't get too crazy.
Lucas Martins
Entertaining and interesting, the thing is that, The Dream Team, show some cliches and a wear script, just like Zieff's direction.
xGary Xx
Low concept "star" vehicle for Michael Keaton that's nothing more than a low brow knock off of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, even to the… More
danny d
this is a hilarious movie. peter boyle was the pay off and the premise was smart. dated but was so good in its time that i still love it.
Dean McKenna
Dull comedy with four mental patients fend themselves in the middle of Manhattan.