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Stealing Home (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sport  |  26 August 1988 (USA)
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Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with ... See full summary »

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Ginny Wyatt
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Teenage Alan Appleby
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Alan Appleby
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Teenage Billy Wyatt
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Hank Chandler
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Sheryl
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Bud Scott
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Yvette Croskey ...
Young Robin Parks
Ollie Davidson ...
Robin Parks
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Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with them, he remembers the past and the relationship they had. In doing so he finds himself again. Written by Gavin A. Fear <g-fear@uwe.ac.uk>

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Stealing hearts, stealing laughs, stealing memories

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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26 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den största kärleken  »

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$7,467,504 (USA)
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This movie was reportedly based on the real-life experiences of its writers, former Second City troupe members and WKRP in Cincinnati writers Steven Kampmann and William Porter. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, when Katie and Billy jump into grandmother's pool, they approach the pool from the narrow, short side. Later in the movie, when Billy returns to the pool, he makes the same approach, but the pool has flipped a quarter of a turn. He is now looking at the wide side of the pool. See more »

Quotes

Katie Chandler: I love you, Billy boy!
Billy Wyatt: [voiceover] That was the last time I ever saw her.
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Featured in Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991) See more »

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Poison Ivy
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by The Nylons
Produced by David Foster
Courtesy of Attic Records Limited
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A Classic Drama
24 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wonderful performances by an all-star cast led by Mark Harmon and Jodie Foster make "Stealing Home" a classic drama. John Shea is also remarkable and shows what he can do with a good part. Making the film even more enjoyable is the great score by David Foster which captures perfectly the mood of the film and for once, songs actually blend in and help set the mood and time of the piece.

A must-see.


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