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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Writers: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.8
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79 Metascore

Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.

Writers: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

3. Fever Pitch (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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56 Metascore

Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Nick Hornby | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Jason Spevack, Jack Kehler

4. Frequency (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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67 Metascore

An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.

Writer: Toby Emmerich | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell

5. The Natural (1984)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.

Writers: Bernard Malamud, Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger

6. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Paul Gallico, Damon Runyon | Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

7. Eight Men Out (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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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.

Writers: Eliot Asinof, John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd

8. Game 6 (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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56 Metascore

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.

Writer: Don DeLillo | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Griffin Dunne, Ari Graynor

9. Wide Awake (1998)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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A 10 year old boy goes on a search for God after his grandfather dies.

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan | Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Joseph Cross, Timothy Reifsnyder, Dana Delany, Denis Leary

10. Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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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.

Writer: Mark Harris | Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Robert De Niro, Vincent Gardenia, Phil Foster

11. Taking Care of Business (1990)

R | 108 min | Comedy

6.3
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An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.

Writers: Jill Mazursky, J.J. Abrams | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: James Belushi, Charles Grodin, Anne De Salvo, Loryn Locklin

12. Damn Yankees! (1958)

111 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

7.2
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Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant.

Writers: George Abbott, Douglass Wallop | Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston, Russ Brown

13. The Men's Club (1986)

R | 101 min | Drama

4.4
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A group of men get together to form a "discussion group". They share their feelings about women, life, love, and work. The party gets rowdier and rowdier, and then the wife returns home. ... See full summary »

Writer: Leonard Michaels | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: David Dukes, Richard Jordan, Harvey Keitel, Frank Langella

14. Diminished Capacity (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

5.7
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54 Metascore

A Chicago journalist suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's-impaired uncle Rollie and his old flame.

Writers: Doug Bost, Sherwood Kiraly | Director: Terry Kinney | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Virginia Madsen, Alan Alda, Jimmy Bennett

15. The Winning Team (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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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.

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Seeleg Lester, Merwin Gerard | Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Doris Day, Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Miller

16. It Happens Every Spring (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport

7.0
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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.

Writers: Valentine Davies, Shirley W. Smith | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley

17. The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

Unrated | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.6
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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.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Guy Trosper | Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dan Dailey, Joanne Dru, Richard Hylton, Richard Crenna

18. Wait 'Til Next Year: The Saga of the Chicago Cubs (2006 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Sport

8.3
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Using the frame of opening day, 2006, this documentary examines the Cubs' 100 years without a World Series title. Between conversations with a half-dozen selected Cubs fans in 2006, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ouisie Shapiro | Stars: Ernie Banks, Bob Costas, Dennis Farina, Jeff Garlin

19. Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002 Video)

82 min | Comedy

7.8
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Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »

Writer: Eddie Izzard | Director: Anastasia Pappas | Star: Eddie Izzard

20. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.5
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75 Metascore

The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues.

Writer: Aviva Kempner | Director: Aviva Kempner | Stars: Reeve Brenner, Hank Greenberg, Walter Matthau, Alan M. Dershowitz

21. Official 2011 World Series Film (2011)

87 min | Sport

7.5
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They believed. They wanted it. They overcame a 10.5-game deficit in late August and claimed a playoff berth on the final day of the regular season. They then conquered the Philadelphia ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeff Scott | Directors: Matthew Anderton, David Check, David Gavant | Star: Jon Hamm

22. Elmer, the Great (1933)

TV-G | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.3
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Elmer does not want to leave Gentryville, because Nellie is the one that he loves. Even when Mr. Wade of the Chicago Cubs comes to get him, it is only because Nellie spurns him that he goes... See full summary »

Writers: Ring Lardner, George M. Cohan, Thomas J. Geraghty | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

23. Alibi Ike (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Idiosyncratic new recruit Francis "Ike" Farrell tries to help the Cubs to the pennant with his pitching and hitting.

Writers: Ring Lardner, William Wister Haines | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Olivia de Havilland, Ruth Donnelly, Roscoe Karns

24. Nine Innings from Ground Zero (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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Short, well-made documentary showing how the NY Yankees vs. AZ Diamondbacks world series games, just a month after 9-11, provided welcome relief from the uncertainty New Yorkers, and the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ouisie Shapiro | Stars: John Ashcroft, Bob Brenly, Scott Brosius, Joe Buck

25. The Navy Comes Through (1942)

Approved | 82 min | War, Drama

6.2
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A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.

Writers: Borden Chase, Earl Baldwin, John Twist, Roy Chanslor, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Pat O'Brien, George Murphy, Jane Wyatt, Jackie Cooper

26. Fireman, Save My Child (1932)

67 min | Comedy, Sport

6.0
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Joe Grant is an inventor, fireman and baseball player in his small home town. He gets an offer to play in a big team, he hopes to get more money for his inventions. But he is invited to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Enright, Robert Lord, Arthur Caesar | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Evalyn Knapp, Lilian Bond, Guy Kibbee

27. No Limit: A Search for the American Dream on the Poker Tournament Trail (2006)

Documentary

6.8
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Is high-stakes poker a metaphor for the American Dream? A bi-coastal couple, Susan and Tim, carry their independent film company and four-year-old son on an eight month ride through the ... See full summary »

Writer: Timothy Rhys | Directors: Brian O'Hare, Timothy Rhys | Stars: Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth Jr., Daniel Negreanu, Annie Duke

28. Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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Gangsters take control of a record company and use toughguy tactics on unwilling performers.

Writers: Harry Sauber, Frank Hummert | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Phil Regan, Leo Carrillo, Ann Dvorak, Tamara Geva

29. The Payoff (1935)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Joe is a reporter who is looking for his big break and he gets it when he takes over George Gorman's sports column. Marty is a hood who would fix any sporting event he could and Joe keeps ... See full summary »

Writers: George Bricker, Joel Sayre | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: James Dunn, Claire Dodd, Patricia Ellis, Alan Dinehart

30. The Kid from Cleveland (1949)

Passed | 89 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.4
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Baseball team (the Cleveland Indians) helps a troubled teenaged fan.

Writers: John Bright, Herbert Kline | Director: Herbert Kline | Stars: George Brent, Lynn Bari, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Cook

31. A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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Writers: Armen Keteyian, Jeff Sarokin | Stars: Gene Cunningham, Martha Reeves, Joe Lapointe, Herb Boyd

32. History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony (2005 Video)

58 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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The Boston Red Sox receive their rings for winning the 2004 World Series.

Stars: Tom Caron, Carl Beane, Don Orsillo, Joe Castiglione

33. Dizzy & Daffy (1934)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

6.0
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A half-blind minor league pitcher meets, and nicknames, Dizzy and Daffy Dean, who go on to play for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Writers: Dolph Singer, Jack Henley | Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Dizzy Dean, Paul 'Daffy' Dean, Roscoe Ates, Shemp Howard

34. Wait 'til This Year (2005 TV Movie)

68 min | Sport

6.1
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This movie follows the historic 2004 Red Sox Season as seen through Monika. The movie creatively combines reality, documentary and scripted scenes to tell the stories of Monika and Jes, two... See full summary »

Writers: Monika Lahiri, Joshua Ralske, Ges Selmont | Director: Ges Selmont | Stars: Rich Coppola, Julie Dubela, Dwight Evans, Chris Kies

35. Ladies' Day (1943)

62 min | Comedy, Sport

5.6
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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.

Writers: Robert Considine, Edward C. Lilley, Dane Lussier, Charles E. Roberts, Bertrand Robinson | Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Lupe Velez, Eddie Albert, Patsy Kelly, Max Baer

36. They Learned About Women (1930)

Approved | 95 min | Musical, Drama

6.9
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When Jack and Jerry are not playing professional baseball with the Blue Sox, they are packing them in on the Vaudeville circuit. Jack is engaged to Mary, but a gold digger named Daisy has ... See full summary »

Writers: A.P. Younger, Sarah Y. Mason, Arthur 'Bugs' Baer | Directors: Jack Conway, Sam Wood | Stars: Joe Schenck, Gus Van, Bessie Love, Mary Doran

37. Bob Hope's Salute to the 75th Anniversary of the World Series (1978 TV Special)

120 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

8.2
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Writer: Marty Farrell | Stars: Bob Hope, Glen Campbell, Charo, Howard Cosell

38. 2004 World Series (2004 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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Stars: Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, Chris Myers, Jeanne Zelasko

39. 1988 World Series Video: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland A's (1988 Video)

Sport

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Director: Harry Coyle | Stars: Marv Albert, Dave Anderson, Don Baylor, Tim Belcher

40. 100 Years of the World Series (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 185 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.7
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Writer: Jeff Scott | Stars: Bob Costas, Hank Aaron, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Maury Allen

41. 2000 Official World Series (2000 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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The first "Subway Series" since 1956 pitted the 2-time defending World Champion Yankees against the upstart Mets in a 5-game showdown marked by high emotions and controversy.

Stars: Kurt Abbott, Benny Agbayani, Edgardo Alfonzo, Derek Bell

42. 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles (1979 Video)

60 min | Sport

7.9
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Stars: Keith Jackson, Al Michaels, Don Drysdale, Howard Cosell

43. 2013 World Series (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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Stars: Erin Andrews, Joe Buck, John Farrell, Mike Matheny

44. 1997 World Series (1997 Video)

70 min | Documentary, Sport

6.7
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Stars: Bob Costas, Joe Morgan, Bob Uecker, Jim Gray

45. 1982 World Series (1982 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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Stars: Joe Garagiola, Dick Enberg, Tony Kubek, Bob Costas

46. Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.9
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In 1947, the year Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, Bill Veeck signed Larry Doby (1923-2003) to the Cleveland Indians. We see interviews with Doby himself, family members, ... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Squicciarini | Director: Bud Greenspan | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Mudcat Grant, Ben Veal, Monte Irvin

47. 2002 World Series (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Family, Sport

7.6
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The San Francisco Giants, seeking its first World Series title since 1954, were pitted against the Anaheim Angels, in its first World Series, in a 7 game classic marked by moonshots, Rally Monkeys, and thrilling come-from-behind finishes.

Stars: David Eckstein, Troy Glaus, Adam Kennedy, Benji Gil

48. 1972 World Series (1972 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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Stars: Curt Gowdy, Tony Kubek, Joe Garagiola, Sandy Koufax

49. 1947 World Series (1947 TV Mini-Series)

Sport

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The New York Yankees defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers for the 1947 World's Championship.

Stars: Joe DiMaggio, Bruce Edwards, Bucky Harris, Tommy Henrich

50. World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn (1916)

Documentary, Sport

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Director: J.C. Wheeler | Stars: Hick Cady, Bill Carrigan, Larry Cheney, Jack Coombs