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Stealing Home (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 26 August 1988 (USA)
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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Hank Chandler
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Grace Chandler
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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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1.85 : 1
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One of the film's shooting locations is Chestnut Hill Academy, a school near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which Steven Kampmann is a graduate of. Thacher Goodwin, who plays the young Billy Wyatt, was a student in 5th grade there at the time. See more »

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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

Teenage Billy Wyatt: It's like everything's normal, but I don't give a shit about any of it.
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Featured in Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991) See more »

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And When She Danced (Love theme from 'Stealing Home')
Written by David Foster & Linda Thompson
Performed by Marilyn Martin and David Foster
Produced by David Foster
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
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this is actually my favorite movie.
14 August 2000 | by (philadelphia, pa) – See all my reviews

I have never seen a more touching tale of a boy becoming a man, and it spans 2 decades to get from start to finish.

The full spectrum of actions dealt with are amazing, the loss of a father, the loss of a dream, the loss of a true love, the separation from all that was "holy" to this young man and his attempts to reclaim his life after years of avoiding everything real.

All this told with a backdrop that is flawless and accurate. (it takes place in Philadelphia, my hometown)

Truly a touching movie, and my favorite drama.


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