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The Sandlot (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 7 April 1993 (USA)
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In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

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Storyline

Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing, and soon he's part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A piece of paradise a half block wide and a whole summer long. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sport

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Rated PG for some language and kids chewing tobacco | See all certifications »

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$32,416,586 (USA)
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During the filming of the chase scene, temperatures rose so high that Tom Guiry became dizzy and ran into one of the cameramen. See more »

Goofs

When Squints is in the pool with boys he is wearing his glasses but when he climbs up to ladder to leave the pool to head to the diving board you can see if you look close that his glasses are off but moments later while walking toward the diving board they are back on until he takes them off until just before he dives in. See more »

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Squints: Where did your old man get that ball?
Smalls: I don't know. Some lady gave it to him. She even signed her name on it.Some lady named... Ruth. Baby Ruth.
All: *Babe Ruth?*
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Green Onions
Written by Al Jackson Jr. (as Al Jackson, Jr.), Booker T. Jones, Lewie Steinberg (as 'Lewis Steinberg) and Steve Cropper
Performed by Booker T. & the M.G.s (as Booker T. and The MG's)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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How can you not love this movie?
17 August 1999 | by (chandler, az) – See all my reviews

One of the best "kid" movies that I have ever seen. A story about friendship and baseball, and the people in our lives. Great one to watch with your friends to reminisce about the old days. Look for a great cameo by James Earl Jones. Recommended for those of us who had great friends growing up, and never wanted the good times to end.


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