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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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Cast

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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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Grace Chandler
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Sheryl
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Bud Scott
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Young Billy Wyatt
Yvette Croskey ...
Young Robin Parks
Ollie Davidson ...
Robin Parks
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Storyline

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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Trivia

Warner Bros. green-lit the movie after Herman Raucher denied them the rights to remake Summer of '42 (1971). 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: See that's all I want to do Billy-Boy. I want to leap of this pier and fly high in the air with hang with the wind and drift through the clouds, and at night, with the Moon full and the sea wild, I meet my lover high on a cliff and we'd swoop down into the ocean and swim all the way touch the bottom up through the dark water and break the surface. Then we'd fly to Jamaica for Pina Colatas... God, I wish I could do that.
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References Gunsmoke (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Please Mr. Postman
Written by Georgia Dobbins, Robert Bateman, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman & William Garrett
Performed by The Marvelettes (1961)
Courtesy of Motown Record Corporation
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Wonderful Sleeper
27 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

More movies should be pure enjoyment. They don't have to be great to be enjoyable and this movie with it's nostalgia and adolescent discovery of the wonder of girls is a fun movie. The best part of the movie is the steady friendship between Appleby and Billy Boy. It begins with them and ends with them having matured and yet having not lost their youth. Don't watch this movie as a critique. Watch it as if you are enjoying the popcorn.


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