Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009) Movie

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Ratings / Votes
5.4/ 10 (6197 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, some nudity and brief drug use

Production Company
GreeneStreet Films [us]
O.N.C. Entertainment [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(Germany) - 8 February 2008
(USA) - 13 January 2009
(Australia) - 9 April 2009
(Sweden) - 1 July 2009
(Finland) - 15 July 2009

Running Time

Small balls. Big ambition.

bare-breasts, blonde, blue-panties, champion, character-name-in-title, cleavage, coach, dog, escort-girl, female-frontal-nudity, female-nudity, female-removes-her-clothes, female-removes-her-dress, funeral, janitor, lincoln-nebraska, male-nudity, mini-dress, nipples-visible-through-clothing, nudity, owl, panties, party, recreational-vehicle, school,

Technical Support
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Aguinaga, Bryan as (uncredited) [Mourner]
  2. Allyn, Heath as (uncredited) [Mourner]
  3. Alpar, Max as (uncredited) [Southpoint Teammate]
  4. Anderson, Brent (I) as [Bill Jenson] <19>
  5. Anderson, Deke as [Gil Houseman] <28>
  6. Bogart, Brian as (uncredited) [Boy at Dance]
  7. Canterbury, Chandler as [Gary Houseman (8 Years)] <29>
  8. Canterbury, Colby as [Dwight Houseman (11 Years)] <30>
  9. Chon, Justin as [Joe Chang] <11>
  10. DeLeon, Eduardo (I) as [Mexican Tennis Player] <33>
  11. Dewan, Remington as [Paul the Videographer] <14>
  12. Dobbins, Dustin as (uncredited) [Broncos Team Player]
  13. Donovan, Conor as [Burke Nibbons] <9>
  14. Dwyer, Daniel (I) as [Golfer] <40>
  15. Dwyer, Joseph (I) as [Tommy Tremble] <22>
  16. Eaton, Brando as [Mike Jensen] <3>
  17. Estes, Andrew (I) as (uncredited) [Mourner/Tennis Official]
  18. Evangelista, Allen (I) as [Maricar Magwill] <10>
  19. Flores, Michelangelo as (uncredited) [Zapatista/Cantina Patron]
  20. Flores, Pablo D. as (uncredited) [Zapatista Rebel]
  21. Gamble, Evan (I) as (uncredited) [Gary at 15]
  22. Garth II, Matthew as (uncredited) [Bar Guy]
  23. Graham, Garrett (III) as (as Garret Graham) [Gary's College Teammate 1] <31>
  24. Haynes, Jerry as [Stringerman] <27>
  25. Jimenez, Jorge A. as (uncredited) [Mexican Player at Bar]
  26. Keith, Paul R. as [Speaker at Funeral] <39>
  27. Kjos, Clayton as [Gary's College Teammate 2] <32>
  28. Knight, Sterling as (uncredited) [Opposing Team Tennis Player]
  29. Lee, Ryan (IX) as (uncredited) [Mourner/Tennis Fan]
  30. Lilly, Brandon as (uncredited) [Bar Brawler]
  31. Martinez, Robert E. as (uncredited) [Zapatista/Bar Patron]
  32. Miles, A.D. as [Steve Pimble] <5>
  33. Mitchell, Bryan (III) as [Randy King] <13>
  34. Newman, Jack (III) as [Southpoint Coach] <26>
  35. Ortiz, Rupert Anthony as (uncredited) [High School Fan]
  36. Overgaauw, Jon as (as Jon Overgaaw) [Brad Tuttle] <16>
  37. Phana, Ven as [Grandpa Chang] <18>
  38. Ponce, Jason as (uncredited) [Bar Patron]
  39. Posey, Matthew as [Male Parent 2 at Sports Meeting] <42>
  40. Quaid, Randy as [Coach Lew Tuttle] <2>
  41. Ramirez, Marco J. as (uncredited) [Mexican Tennis Player]
  42. Rice, Andrew (II) as (uncredited) [Track Team Runt]
  43. Riley, Christopher (II) as [Southpoint Tennis Player]
  44. Rodriguez, Brent as (uncredited) [Opposing Tennis Player]
  45. Rosas, Ernesto (V) as (uncredited) [Zapatista Rebel/River Crosser]
  46. Rosas, Sebastian as (uncredited) [Mexican Paint Huffer]
  47. Ross Owens, Daniel as (as Daniel Ross) [Jeffrey Vanier] <24>
  48. Scott, Seann William as [Gary Houseman] <1>
  49. Sheu, Tiger as (uncredited) [Student]
  50. Stevens, Scott A. as (uncredited) [Courtside Spectator]
  51. Summers, Justin (I) as (uncredited) [Student]
  52. Swann, Alan as [Male Parent at Sports Meeting] <41>
  53. Taylor, Vincent Coleman as (as Vincent Taylor) [Kevin Jones] <12>
  54. Tesch, Tim as (uncredited) [Teammate #4]
  55. Thatcher, Zach as [Ronny Jenson] <21>
  56. Thomas, Jamel (I) as [Paramedic] <38>
  57. Uribe, Roland as (as Hector Roland Uribe) [Mexican Umpire] <34>
  58. Williams, Tim (IV) as [Dick Daubert] <7>
  59. Wunstel, Gerold as (as Gerold Markus Wunstel) [Franz the Tennis Umpire] <23>
  60. Bergan, Tricia as [Stephie the Stripper] <17>
  61. Black, Ro as (uncredited) [Courtside Spectator]
  62. Cardenas, JenelleRae as (uncredited) [Tennis Fan]
  63. Cunningham, Emily (II) as [Crying Girl in Hallway] <37>
  64. Darrow, Tiger as [Triangle Girl in Tuttle's Class] <36>
  65. Delaney, Shea as (uncredited) [Tennis Spectator]
  66. Dominguez, Cristal as [Mexican Stripper] <35>
  67. Dwyer, Danielle (I) as [Sexy Blonde at Harvest Dance] <25>
  68. Eaton, Meredith as [Mrs. Tuttle] <15>
  69. Estes, Kelley as (uncredited) [Mourner/Tennis Fan]
  70. Garfinkle, Heather as [Angry Female Football Fan] <43>
  71. Garza, Gina as (uncredited) [Tennis Fan]
  72. Johnston, Hillary as (uncredited) [Spectator]
  73. Langham, Annalee as [Mrs. Jenson] <20>
  74. Lee, Lauren (V) as (uncredited) [Mourner/Tennis Fan]
  75. Reznick, Rachel Beth as (uncredited) [Spectator]
  76. Roberts, Celeste as (uncredited) [Parent]
  77. Salasel, Macy as (uncredited) [Student]
  78. Simpkins, Ryan (I) as [Amy Daubert] <8>
  79. Smith, Suzanne M. (II) as (uncredited) [Teacher]
  80. Van de Kirk, Lindsay as (uncredited) [Mourner]
  81. Varela, Leonor (I) as [Norma Sanchez] <6>
  82. Wallace, Emilee as [Jenny Tuttle] <4>


  1. Comedy
  2. Sport

Total Business

CP: (2008) Tennis Coach Holdings LLC SD: 23 October 2006 - ?

Movie Certificate

MA (Australia)
K-13 (Finland)
12 (Iceland)
M/16 (Portugal)
15 (UK)

Music Composers

  1. Swihart, John


  1. Stoffers, Rogier

Dress Designers

  1. Radeka, Leeann


Blue Sky Media [us] - (2007) (Czech Republic) (all media)
Sandrew Metronome Distribution [fi] - (2009) (Finland) (DVD)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment [us] - (2009) (USA) (DVD)

Film Editors

  1. Rohrs, Matthew


  1. Atherton, Peter (I) (location scout)
  2. Beggs, Ken (head animal trainer)
  3. Bilski, Debbie (key craft service)
  4. Bress, Danny (assistant to Mr.Scott)
  5. Burkemper, Krysti (production secretary)
  6. Chambers, Mary Beth (production assistant) (as Mary Beth Meadows)
  7. Christoffersen, Robert (location manager)
  8. Crowley, John P. (key assistant location manager)
  9. Dryke, Sean (assistant: Mr. Nathanson)
  10. Duffell, Julie (assistant: Mr. Nathanson)
  11. Essick, Amanda (assistant: Mr. Penotti)
  12. Goddard, Jenny (II) (location intern)
  13. Hedrick, Rebecca (assistant: Mr. Rowland)
  14. Johnson, Andrea (III) (production assistant)
  15. Jung, Jaehi (title designer)
  16. Knox, Katherine (assistant production coordinator)
  17. Kornreich, Brian (business & legal executive)
  18. Korody, Todd (systems engineer)
  19. Lanier, Bill (production assistant: cast)
  20. Mallory, Shane (production assistant)
  21. Marter, Annie (director of development: GreeneStreet Films)
  22. McAllister, Ilana (key production accountant)
  23. Nye, Rusty (location assistant)
  24. Nye, Rusty (location scout) (uncredited)
  25. Portner, Matt (assistant: Mr. Penotti)
  26. Robichaux, Van (production assistant)
  27. Sanga, Kerem (production assistant)
  28. Satrazemis, Brooke (script supervisor)
  29. Schroeder, Marvin (weapons master)
  30. Shaw, M.K. (payroll accountant)
  31. Shukat, Jonathan (assistant: Mr. Stevens)
  32. Speidel, Damon (craft service assistant)
  33. Sturgeon, Max (set key production assistant)
  34. Uscanga, Arturo Lopez (I) (scanning manager)
  35. Walters, Monica (II) (location manager)
  36. Weiss, Aaron (II) (assistant: business & legal affairs: Greenestreet Films)
  37. Wieland, Jenni (first assistant accountant)
  38. Wilbourn, Leigh A. (production coordinator)
  39. Wyler, Melissa (consultant: tennis)


Gary: Fuck football, fuck the huskers, and fuck all of you!

Other Titles

  1. Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story (2009) (ENG)
    (International: English title)

  2. Gary the Tennis Coach (2006) (ENG)
    (USA) (working title)

  3. Gary the Tennis Coach (2009) (ENG)
    (UK) (imdb display title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Austin, Texas, USA
  2. Dripping Springs, Texas, USA
  3. Taylor, Texas, USA


- Script was discovered by the BlueCat Screenplay Competition in 2005, going on to win the top prize. Within days, BlueCat sent screenplay to producer Peter Morgan to read.

- Despite being direct-to-DVD in the US, the film was shown in theaters in Iceland.