Baseball Movies

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1.
Field of Dreams (1989)
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An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
 
2.
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
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The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season. (96 mins.)
Director: John Hancock
 
3.
The Natural (1984)
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An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent. (138 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
4.
The Sandlot (1993)
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A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. (101 mins.)
 
5.
A League of Their Own (1992)
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Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
6.
Major League (1989)
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The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. (107 mins.)
Director: David Ward
 
7.
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
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Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's. (110 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
8.
The Bad News Bears (1976)
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An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
9.
The Rookie (2002)
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A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs. (127 mins.)
 
10.
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
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When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible. (102 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
11.
Rookie of the Year (1993)
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When an accident miraculously gives a boy an incredibly powerful pitching arm, he becomes a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. (103 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stern
 
12.
Eight Men Out (1988)
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series. (119 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
13.
The Babe (1992)
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Babe Ruth becomes a baseball legend but is unheroic to those who know him. (115 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
14.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
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The famed slugger is played by Bendix, who resembles Ruth slightly in looks and not at all in baseball ability... (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
15.
The Perfect Game (2009)
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Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. (118 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
16.
For Love of the Game (1999)
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A washed up pitcher flashes through his career. (137 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
17.
Bull Durham (1988)
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A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. (108 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
18.
Fever Pitch (2005)
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Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox. (104 mins.)
 
19.
The Winning Team (1952)
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Poor health and alcoholism force Grover Cleveland Alexander out of baseball, but through his wife's faithful efforts, he gets a chance for a comeback and redemption. (98 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
20.
Fear Strikes Out (1957)
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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
21.
61* (2001 TV Movie)
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record. (129 mins.)
Director: Billy Crystal
 
22.
The Bronx Is Burning (2007 Mini-Series)
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A look at the New York Yankees attempt to win the 1977 World Series. Based on Jonathan Mahler's book "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning."
 
23.
Alibi Ike (1935)
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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting. (72 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
24.
Mr. Baseball (1992)
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Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends. (108 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
25.
Baseball (1994 Mini-Series)
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A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game. (1140 mins.)
 
26.
Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen. (94 mins.)
 
27.
Cobb (1994)
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A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is. (128 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
28.
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig. (128 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
29.
It Happens Every Spring (1949)
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A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery. (87 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
30.
Hard Ball (2001)
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An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend. (106 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
 
31.
The Pride of St. Louis (1952)
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The story of Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, a major-league baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs in the 1930s and 1940s. (93 mins.)
Director: Harmon Jones
 
32.
Summer Catch (2001)
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A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player. (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Tollin
 
33.
The Stratton Story (1949)
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Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms. (106 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
34.
American Pastime (2007)
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The dramatic impact W.W.II had in the home-front as U.S. Japanese families were uprooted from their daily lives and placed in internment camps in western States in the early 1940s. (105 mins.)
Director: Desmond Nakano
 
35.
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002 Video)
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Josh has gone to college and his little sister Andrea enlists their dog Buddy in her baseball team just as Buddy's puppies are kidnapped by Rocky the Raccoon. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Vince
 
36.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
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A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard children baseball squads. (80 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
37.
Bleacher Bums (2001 TV Movie)
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A day in the life of a group of gambling buddies, as they sit in on their beloved baseball team game. (115 mins.)
Director: Saul Rubinek
 
38.
Chasing 3000 (2010)
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Two brothers drive across country to see their hero, Roberto Clemente, get his 3000th hit. (115 mins.)
 
39.
The Comrades of Summer (1992 TV Movie)
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To teach a team of Russian wanna-be baseball players the finer points of the all-American game is no easy task...
 
40.
Damn Yankees! (1958)
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A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant. (111 mins.)
 
41.
Damn Yankees! (1967 TV Movie)
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Wishing that his favorite baseball team, the Senators, win the pennant, Joe Hardy makes a deal with the devil (literally)... (100 mins.)
Director: Kirk Browning
 
42.
Finding Buck McHenry (2000 TV Movie)
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When an 11 year old boy (Michael Schiffman) gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team... (94 mins.)
Director: Charles Burnett
 
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Game 6 (2005)
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Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game. (87 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
45.
Hustle (2004 TV Movie)
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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star. (90 mins.)
 
46.
The Man from Left Field (1993 TV Movie)
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After taking a job managing a little league team, a homeless man inspires the kids to reach for it all and they inspire him to reclaim his life. (96 mins.)
Director: Burt Reynolds
 
47.
Mickey (2004)
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A widowed lawyer wanted by the IRS assumes a new identity and signs his now-too-old son up for one more year of Little League... (105 mins.)
Director: Hugh Wilson
 
48.
Pastime (1990)
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Roy Dean Bream (Russ who co-starred on Boy Meets World) plays a veteran minor league hurler in 1957... (94 mins.)
 
49.
The Road Home (2003)
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The Road Home is the classic Americana love story. It is about unconditional love and fate. It also shows how baseball is not only a metaphor for America but for our story's hero, Danny Foster, as well. (104 mins.)
Director: Drew Johnson
 
50.
Talent for the Game (1991)
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Virgil Sweet is on the verge of losing his job as a talent scout with the California Angels when he discovers Sammy Bodeen... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert M. Young
 
51.
Tiger Town (1983 TV Movie)
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Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home. (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Shapiro
 
52.
The Winning Season (2004 TV Movie)
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(120 mins.)
 
53.
Elmer, the Great (1933)
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Country bumpkin Elmer Kane joins the Chicago Cubs as the greatest hitter in baseball. His skill with a bat takes the team to the World Series, but on the way to the championship he has to deal with gamblers and crooked pitchers. (72 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
54.
Moneyball (2011)
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Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players. (133 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
 
55.
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
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Radio crime show host "The Fox" finds himself on the trail of a serial killer while a suspect himself. (87 mins.)
Director: S. Sylvan Simon
 
56.
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
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A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. (124 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
 
57.
Ladies' Day (1943)
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A top baseball pitcher "loses" his pitching skills whenever he falls in love. His teammates try to get him to settle down with one woman so they can start winning some games. (62 mins.)
Director: Leslie Goodwins
 
58.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
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The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected... (93 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley