MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,921 this week

Angels in the Outfield (1951)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 1,334 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 13 critic

A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.00 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Exclusive Trailer

View the Foxcatcher Exclusive trailer with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 20 Feb 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 05 Apr 2012
 
a list of 3397 titles
created 12 Apr 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 02 Sep 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Angels in the Outfield (1951)

Angels in the Outfield (1951) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Angels in the Outfield.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Texas cattleman Opie Bedloe comes to Maine to visit his son Joe, a college instructor, and his wife Connie in the hopes of persuading Joe to give up his teaching career and come back to ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Buzzell
Stars: Van Johnson, Janet Leigh, Louis Calhern
Hills of Home (1948)
Adventure | Family | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the ... See full summary »

Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp, Tom Drake
Perfect Game (Video 2000)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An eleven-year-old boy finds a way of overcoming life's obstacles with the help of a grumpy coach who aids him in having the best summer of his life.

Director: Dan Guntzelman
Stars: Edward Asner, Patrick Duffy, Cameron Finley
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family, while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig
Gleason (TV Movie 2002)
Biography | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story begins at the height of Gleason's career. He has it all: women, wealth, and extraordinary power. But he is haunted by memories of his childhood. Gleason spends his formative years... See full summary »

Director: Howard Deutch
Stars: Brad Garrett, Saul Rubinek, Gretchen Egolf
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Donna Corcoran ...
Bridget White
Lewis Stone ...
Commissioner Arnold P. Hapgood
...
...
...
Timothy Durney
...
Sister Veronica
...
Dave Rothberg
John Gallaudet ...
Joe Reynolds
King Donovan ...
Mack McGee
Don Haggerty ...
Rube Ronson
Paul Salata ...
Tony Minelli
Fred Graham ...
Chunk (coach)
Edit

Storyline

A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice of an angel promising him help for the team if he will mend his ways. As he does so, an orphan girl who is a Pirates fan and has been praying for the team begins noticing angels on the ballfield. Sure enough, the Pirates start winning, and McGovern tries to turn his life around. But can he keep his temper long enough for the Pirates to win the NL pennant? Written by <mailcall@intersource.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The toughest guy you ever met ... until an angel said "Hello!"


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angels and the Pirates  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Bing Crosby appeared in the film because at the time, he was a partial owner (approximately 15%) of the Pittsburgh Pirates. See more »

Goofs

In the final inning of the final game, in several close-ups on Pirates pitcher Hellman, the flag behind him is blowing to the left on one pitch, to the right on the next pitch, and back to the left on the next pitch. See more »

Quotes

Aloysius X. 'Guffy' McGovern: Dogs have fleas, managers have reporters.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The angel voiced by James Whitmore is not listed in the credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in Sports on the Silver Screen (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Prayers of the young are answered
11 August 2001 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a team in disarray and just keep on losing. Could the reason be the manager Guffy McGovern played by Paul Douglas as the reporter Jennifer Paige and the players believe. Guffy has a foul mouth whenever he gets angry which is most of the time. Unbeknown to Guffy and the Pirates is a little orphan girl that is praying for them. God hears her prayers and sends an angel to help but only if Guffy can control his temper and mouth. Guffy does and the team starts to win. Little Bridget White, the orphaned girl gets a chance to attend a game and is the only one to see angels behind the ball players. Can Guffy change his ways and will Bridget find a home? At the end is a very touching decision by Guffy concerning his old bitter friend, a washed-up pitcher that started the game as to whether to stay with him in the ninth or to replace him. Excellent film for those that believe in the power of prayer.


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What was Forbes Field like? kag2-1
Is this movie available on DVD?? jeni-22
Why does no one know anything about Donna Corcoran? bethanne-cratsley
Barbara Billingsley photo_dealer
Sad moments Doug-169
Discuss Angels in the Outfield (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?