Tag: baseball

Fear Strikes Out (1957) 7

Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Storyline:Jim Piersall is groomed by his loving but hard-driving father (living vicariously through his son) to play major league baseball. His desire to succeed to please his father leads to mental illness and a nerv...

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) 6.9

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

Storyline:Tired of being treated like a slave by team owner Sallison Potter (Ted Ross), charismatic star pitcher Bingo Long (Billy Dee Williams) steals a bunch of Negro League players away from their teams, including ...

The Upside of Anger (2005) 6.8

The Upside of Anger (2005)

Storyline:A sharp-witted suburban wife, Terry Wolfmeyer, is left to raise her four headstrong daughters when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Things get even more hectic when she falls for her neighbor Denny, a on...

The First Boys of Spring (2016) 8.9

The First Boys of Spring (2016)

Storyline:For parts of five decades, the immortals of America's National Pastime trained on baseball diamonds and "boiled out the alcoholic microbes" of winter in the thermal baths of Hot Springs, Arkansas. In 1886, T...

I Will Buy You (1956) 7

I Will Buy You (1956)

Storyline:Kobayashi's pitiless take on Japan's professional baseball industry is unlike any other sports film ever made. An excoriation of the inhumanity bred by a mercenary, bribery-fueled business, it follows the sh...

Chasing 3000 (2010) 6.4

Chasing 3000 (2010)

Storyline:Two brothers drive across country to see their hero, Roberto Clemente, get his 3000th hit.User Reviews: Chasing 3000 tells the story of two brothers who set out in the summer of 1972 to witness Roberto Cleme...

Mercy Rule (Video 2014) 2.9

Mercy Rule (Video 2014)

Storyline:When the game is on the line, you want people you can count on- in baseball and in life. In the midst of a challenging season, Cody (Jared Miller) learns he's not the best pitcher...or the best teammate. Mea...

Bull Durham (1988) 7.1

Bull Durham (1988)

Storyline:Crash is an aging minor league ball player, brought up from another team to mature a young pitcher with maturity problems. Both of them become involved with Ann, a baseball groupie with her own perspective o...

Glove (2011) 6.9

Glove (2011)

Storyline:Kim Sang-nam (Jeong Jae-yeong), a hot-tempered former professional baseball player, is sent to the countryside to coach a team of hearing-impaired players in order to avoid media coverage of his recent invol...

Extra Innings

Storyline:Brooklyn, 1960s - At 12 years old, David Sabah feels trapped. The youngest of four in a traditional and devout Syrian Jewish family, his parents Esther and Eli hold him to extremely high standards, hoping to...

Arsenal (2017) 4

Arsenal (2017)

Storyline:A powerful action thriller, ARSENAL tells the intertwining stories of the Lindel brothers, Mikey (Johnathon Schaech) and JP (Adrian Grenier), who had only each other to rely on growing up. As adults, JP foun...

Trouble with the Curve (2012) 6.8

Trouble with the Curve (2012)

Storyline:Gus Lobel (Clint Eastwood) is a baseball scout. The team he works for thinks he should retire. He asks them to let him do one more scouting job to prove himself. His friend, Pete Klein (John Goodman), asks G...

The Sandlot: Heading Home (Video 2007) 5

The Sandlot: Heading Home (Video 2007)

Storyline:Sucessful, arrogant baseball superstar Tommy "Santa" Santorelli travels back in time to 1976 and relives his boyhood days on the sandlot baseball team, and has the chance to this time choose friendship over ...

The Silent Natural (2019) 5.3

The Silent Natural (2019)

Storyline:William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame many obstacles to become one of the grea...

The Perfect Catch (TV Movie 2017) 6.6

The Perfect Catch (TV Movie 2017)

Storyline:In small town Parker Falls, Ohio, Jessica is the third generational owner/operator within her family of Wesley's Hometown Diner, she who has tried to remain true to her grandfather, the original owner, in ke...

The Babe (1992) 5.9

The Babe (1992)

Storyline:Traces the career of Babe Ruth from his days as a youngster in an orphanage to his last days as a manager. Includes such moments as the famous predicted home run and the promise to little Johnny. ...

Blended (2014) 6.5

Blended (2014)

Storyline:After a blind date gone horribly wrong, Jim and Lauren agree they never, ever want to see each other again. Well, that's all about to change when the two find themselves and their respective families (includ...

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) 6.9

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

Storyline:Henry Wiggen (Author to his friends) and Bruce Pearson are members of the New York Mammoths major league baseball team - Author the star pitcher, Bruce the catcher who never quite lived up to his potential -...

The Kid from Cleveland (1949) 5.4

The Kid from Cleveland (1949)

Storyline:Teen baseball fan Johnny Barrows sneaks into the baseball stadium of the Cleveland Indians, then playing in the 1948 World Series; claiming to be an orphan, he befriends team members & broadcaster Mike J...

The Pride of the Yankees (1942) 7.7

The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Storyline:Biopic traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his...

Pinch (2016) 7.6

Pinch (2016)

Storyline:Roy and Grant are two men living very different lives, yet both similarly searching for happiness in the wrong places. When brought together by the option to own the same rare and valuable baseball collectib...

A Soldier’s Love Story (TV Movie 2010) 7

A Soldier’s Love Story (TV Movie 2010)

Storyline:Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a ...

"Magnum P.I." Blood Brothers (TV Episode 2019) 6.9

"Magnum P.I." Blood Brothers (TV Episode 2019)

Storyline:Magnum, flooded with memories of his tour in Afghanistan, helps his fallen friend's brother search for a now-grown Afghan boy who may have been a victim of trafficking.User Reviews: This episode was a pro op...

Field of Dreams (1989) 7.5

Field of Dreams (1989)

Storyline:Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, "If you build it, he will come." He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the g...