Dealin' with Idiots (2013)


Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Dealin' with Idiots (original title)

Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, famous comedian Max Morris decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next movie.
IMDb   5.4 /10
Metacritic   43 %
TheMovieDb    5.6 /10
RottenTomatoes  37 %
FilmAffinity   5.3 /10
Director Jeff Garlin
Writer Jeff Garlin
Writer Peter Murrieta
Release Date2013-07-11
Runtime1h 28min
Content RatingNot Rated (Not Rated)
CompanyKiller Films
Max Morrisas Max Morris
Hezekiahas Hezekiah
Sophieas Sophie
Rosieas Rosie
Max Wright
Max Wright
Jack Morrisas Jack Morris
Shelleyas Shelley
Forrestas Forrest
Umpire #1as Umpire #1
Caitlinas Caitlin
Martyas Marty
Ambroseas Ambrose
Coach Jimboas Coach Jimbo
Coach Tedas Coach Ted
Opposing Coachas Opposing Coach
Max's Dadas Max's Dad
Haroldas Harold
Ava Morrisas Ava Morris

Dealin' with Idiots

Dealin' with Idiots is a 2013 American film written and directed by Jeff Garlin, who also stars. It was distributed by IFC Films and released on July 12, 2013.


According to a press release from IFC Films, the film's distributor, Dealin' with Idiots is about Max Morris, a famous comedian, who decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of his son's Little League Baseball team in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next movie.


  • Jeff Garlin as Max Morris, a famous comedian
  • Max Wright as Jack Morris
  • Mindy Rickles as Shelley
  • Dave Sheridan as Forrest
  • Hope Dworaczyk as Angela
  • Kerri Kenney-Silver as Caitlin
  • Steve Agee as Hezekiah
  • Fred Willard as Marty
  • Alex Puccinelli as Ambrose
  • Bob Odenkirk as Coach Jimbo
  • J. B. Smoove as Coach Ted
  • Jami Gertz as Rosie
  • Gina Gershon as Sophie
  • Timothy Olyphant as Max's Dad
  • Richard Kind as Harold
  • Nia Vardalos as Ava Morris
  • Ian Gomez as Commissioner Gordon
  • Ali Wong as Katie
  • Xolo Maridueña as Manny
  • Chris Williams as Bengal Bob
  • Deanna Brooks as Jackie the Chocolatier
  • Natasha Leggero as Tipsy Jessica
  • Ian Roberts as Freddy
  • Luenell as Big Time Sara
  • Bobby Dekeyser as Hans
  • Hiromi Oshima as Andrea
  • Freddy Lockhart as Umpire #2
  • Sarayu Rao as Opposing Team Parent


Dealin' with Idiots was written and directed by Garlin, inspired by his experiences with his son's youth baseball team.