Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field tell him, "If you build it, he will come." He interprets this message as an instruction to build a baseball field on his farm, upon which appear the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago White Sox players banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. When the voices continue, Ray seeks out a reclusive author to help him understand the meaning of the messages and the purpose for his field. Written by
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All his life, Ray Kinsella was searching for his dreams. Then one day, his dreams came looking for him.
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Did You Know?
When they hold up the Terence Mann book that is going to be banned in the school auditorium, it has the same cover design as the first edition of Jack Kerouac
's 1957 novel "On the Road". See more
In the opening of the movie when Ray tells us he was born in 1952 then proceeds to talk of his relationship with his father, he tells us he moved away to attend college as far away as he could. Then talked of his studies, but mostly, recalled "it was remember, the '60's ". If he was born in 1952, and graduated high school at age 18, it would have been 1970 before he even enrolled in college. So he couldn't have attended college in the "60's" See more
[Ray winds up on the mound
I'm pitching to Shoeless Joe Jackson...
The Voice ................ Himself See more
Written by Tom Johnston
Performed by The Doobie Brothers
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
by Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more