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The Sandlot (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 7 April 1993 (USA)
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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They're more than a team. They're the best buddies in the entire history of the world. 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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7 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Sandlot Kids  »

Box Office

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$32,416,586 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Brandon Quintin Adams and Mike Vitar also starred in the D2: The Mighty Ducks. See more »

Goofs

The lifeguard's sunglasses and whistle reappear on her chair (at around 40 mins) after she threw them down (at around 29 mins). See more »

Quotes

Squints: Come on, Benny. Man. The kid is a...
[with his thumb and index fingers of both hands]
Squints: L, 7, Weenie!
Yeah Yeah: Yeah. Yeah. Oscar Meyer even.
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Soundtracks

Smokie Pt. 2
Written by Bill Black
Performed by Bill Black's Combo
Courtesy of Hi Records
By arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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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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