A hard-hitting, fast, sure-handed baseball player tries to break into the sport by applying for a spot on a minor-league team. The only problem is that the player is female, which engenders... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Hatton
Stars: Andy Garcia, Kitty Aldridge, Guy Bertrand
Guaguasi (1983)
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A story about a simple man from the mountains, Guaguasi, who falls in love with a beautiful chorus girl, Marina, during the Cuban Revolution. Guaguasi joins the rebels and arrives in Havana... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Ulla
Stars: Orestes Matacena, Marilyn Pupo, Raimundo Hidalgo-Gato
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Faye Hanlon is a community-college professor with an emotionally depressed husband and an abundance of sexual frustration. Her sister drags her to a male strip-club for a girl's night out, ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Christopher Atkins, Lesley Ann Warren, Robert Logan
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Malcolm Anderson is a reporter for a Miami newspaper. He's had enough of reporting the local murders and so promises his school teacher girlfriend (Christine), they'll move away soon. ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip Borsos
Stars: Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi
Stars: James Belushi, Mimi Rogers, Joss Ackland
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

Director: Matthew Patrick
Stars: Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean
Clinton and Nadine (TV Movie 1988)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.

Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Stars: Andy Garcia, Ellen Barkin, Morgan Freeman
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An American journalist in Puerto Rico in 1978 investigates the death of nationalists who may have been murdered by the police.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Amy Irving, Robert Duvall, Andy Garcia
Biography | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.

Director: Marcos Zurinaga
Stars: Andy Garcia, Esai Morales, Naim Thomas
Lakeboat (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Film adaptation of David Mamet's comic play Lakeboat about a grad student who takes a summer job on a Great Lakes freighter and sees life through the eyes of his low-brow crew members.

Director: Joe Mantegna
Stars: Charles Durning, Peter Falk, Denis Leary
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Andy Garcia, Alan Arkin, Rachel Ticotin
Just the Ticket I (1999)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A ticket scalper wants to make one last big deal on the pope's visit to finally do something worthwhile about his relationship.

Director: Richard Wenk
Stars: Andy Garcia, Andie MacDowell, Richard Bradford
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sandy
...
Liz
...
Dirk
Robyn Barto ...
Paula Fradkin
...
Lou
...
Calvin Berry
Doug Moeller ...
Carroll
Tommy Lane ...
The Boy
...
Ken
Marcos Gonzales ...
Brushback
Cylk Cozart ...
Alvin 'Wallstreet' Chandler
Jerry Richardson ...
Dick Dent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rod Ball
...
Stadium Fan
...
Jimmy
Edit

Storyline

A hard-hitting, fast, sure-handed baseball player tries to break into the sport by applying for a spot on a minor-league team. The only problem is that the player is female, which engenders resistance and resentment among many players and officials. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 April 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Grande Jogada  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Paula plays second base, not shortstop. See more »

Quotes

Paula Fradkin: Look out, Wall Street, I'm coming home!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie!
3 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie, but I wouldn't necessarily say it's a BASEBALL movie.

It is, however, a movie about a young lady who believes she is talented enough to play on a MLB team! Mimi Rogers, her manager does everything in her power to get her a tryout. And you'll catch a glimpse of her chewing on tobacco and spitting into a spittoon!

The cast of characters is great. Dana Elcar you'll recognize from McGuyver. He's quite pessimistic of the girl's talents, but soon becomes a fan and quite a huge supporter (no pun intended).

Harry Hamlin plays as an eccentric owner who really doesn't know squat about baseball or players for that matter.

This is just meant to be a FUN MOVIE and it is. Please see this. You won't be sorry!


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
All-Fictional Baseball All-Stars nicholan
Robyn Barto ncdwbmk6
Discuss Blue Skies Again (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?