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Writers (WGA):
David M. Evans (written by) &
Robert Gunter (written by)
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Release Date:
7 April 1993 (USA) See more »
The adventure of a lifetime, the summer of their dreams...the dog of their nightmares See more »
A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Art LaFleur ... The Babe (as Art La Fleur)

Tom Guiry ... Scotty Smalls

Mike Vitar ... Benjamin Franklin Rodriguez

Patrick Renna ... Hamilton 'Ham' Porter

Chauncey Leopardi ... Michael 'Squints' Palledorous

Marty York ... Alan 'Yeah-Yeah' McClennan

Brandon Quintin Adams ... Kenny DeNunez (as Brandon Adams)

Grant Gelt ... Bertram Grover Weeks

Shane Obedzinski ... Tommy 'Repeat' Timmons
Victor DiMattia ... Timmy Timmons

Denis Leary ... Bill

Karen Allen ... Mom

James Earl Jones ... Mr. Mertle

Marley Shelton ... Wendy (as Marlee Shelton)
Herb Muller ... Young Mr. Mertle

Daniel Zacapa ... Police Chief (as Garret Pearson)

Eddie Matthews ... Thief (as Ed Matthews)

Keith Campbell ... Thief

Wil Horneff ... Phillips
Tyson Jones ... Little League Punk #2
Karl Simmons ... Schoolyard Pitcher

Maury Wills ... Coach
Pablo P. Vitar ... Older Benny
Robert Apisa ... Home Plate Umpire (as Bob Apisa)
Robbie T. Robinson ... Third Base Umpire
Charles Fick ... Giants Catcher (as Chuck Fick)
Tim Page ... Giants Pitcher
Dennis Williams ... Giants Third Baseman
Cynthia Windham ... Mother at Pool
Shane LaVar Smith ... Toddler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lon Chaney Jr. ... Larry Talbot (archive footage)
Chris Astoyan ... Kid on Bike (uncredited)

David M. Evans ... Narrator (uncredited)
Chris Fick ... Giants Catcher (uncredited)

Arliss Howard ... Grown-up Scotty (uncredited)

Directed by
David M. Evans  (as David Mickey Evans)
Writing credits
David M. Evans (written by) (as David Mickey Evans) &
Robert Gunter (written by)

Produced by
Mark Burg .... executive producer
Dale De La Torre .... producer (as Dale de la Torre)
William S. Gilmore .... producer
Robert Gunter .... associate producer
Cathleen Summers .... executive producer
Chris Zarpas .... executive producer
Original Music by
David Newman 
Cinematography by
Anthony B. Richmond (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael A. Stevenson 
Casting by
Shari Rhodes 
Production Design by
Chester Kaczenski 
Art Direction by
Marc Dabe 
Set Decoration by
Judi Sandin 
Costume Design by
Grania Preston 
Makeup Department
Leslie Ann Anderson .... hair stylist
Jillian Glass .... assistant hair stylist
Joel Harlow .... special makeup effects artist
James MacKinnon .... lab makeup effects
Karl Wessen .... makeup artist
Production Management
Frederic W. Brost .... unit production manager
Dan Genetti .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Scott Bryant .... dga trainee
Alan Edmisten .... second assistant director
William M. Elvin .... first assistant director
Grant Gilmore .... second assistant director
Art Department
Lisa Eager .... set dresser
Star Fields .... construction coordinator
Darrin Fletcher .... storyboard artist
Mark 'Digger' Green .... first assistant props (as 'Digger' Mark Green)
Terry Haskell .... prop master
James Higginson .... lead man
Arlan Jewell .... sketch artist (as Arlen Jewell)
Matt Marich .... carpenter
Erin E. Mattes .... art department coordinator
James Passanante .... paint supervisor
Tom Southwell .... conceptual artist
Sound Department
Sean Adams .... sound
Brent Brewington .... boom operator
Paul B. Clay .... supervising sound editor
Gary Cunningham .... production sound mixer
Victoria S. Cunningham .... boom operator (as Victoria Cunningham)
Cameron Frankley .... sound effects editor
Marilyn Graf .... foley mixer
Susan Kurtz .... sound effects editor
Dean St. John .... adr recordist
Jonathon 'Earl' Stein .... sound mixer
Mike Szakmeister .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Federico Cervantes .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
James Clark .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Robert Clark .... mechanical dog effects
Matt Croteau .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
John J. Downey .... special effects foreman
Lynette Eklund .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop (as Lynette Johnson)
David Fedele .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Jeff Himmel .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Ian Hubbard .... creature crew
Rick Lazzarini .... animatronic monster dog effects
Rick Lazzarini .... special effects supervisor
John Lundberg .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Douglas Noe .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Mich'l Rios .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Jonathan Spence .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Mark Tavares .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Mark Weatherbe .... beast creature effects lead: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Cliff Wenger .... special effects
Stephanie Wise .... beast creature effects: Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop
Steve Cotroneo .... creature fabricator: mold technician (uncredited)
Dan Frye .... special effects crew: The Character Shop (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Pete Hanson .... studio manager: CFC
Adam Howard .... visual effects animator
Adam Howard .... visual effects compositor
Mark Nelmes .... digital compositor
Daniel W. Barringer .... stunts (as Dan Barringer)
Keith Campbell .... stunts
Charles Croughwell .... utility stunts (as Charlie Croughwell)
Phil Culotta .... stunts
Randy Fife .... stunts
George Fisher .... stunts
Bill Hart .... stunts
Orwin C. Harvey .... stunts (as Orwin Harvey)
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Eddie Matthews .... stunt player
Phil Minsky .... stunts
John Moio .... stunt coordinator
Glade Quinn .... stunts
Walter Robles .... stunts (as Walt Robles)
John Robotham .... stunts
George Marshall Ruge .... stunts
Brian Smrz .... stunts
Jack West .... utility stunts
Brian J. Williams .... stunts
Bob Yerkes .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bramley .... still photographer
Matt Broten .... grip
Art Brown .... first assistant camera
Kevin Brown .... lighting technician
Bill L. Burwell .... electrician
Chris Godfrey .... best boy grip
Ellis M. James .... grip (as Ellis James)
Buzz Jochheim .... key grip
Rory Robert Knepp .... camera operator (as Rory R. Knepp)
Timberlake Lewis .... second assistant camera
Russell j Lyster .... gaffer (as Russ Lyster)
Brian Mussetter .... assistant camera
Ron Nix Jr. .... dolly grip
Michael G. Riba .... first assistant camera (as Mike Riba)
George Richmond .... second assistant camera
Jonathan 'Chunky' Richmond .... camera loader (as Jonathan Richmond)
Dave Sapp .... video assistant (as David G. Sapp)
Ed Saxon .... dolly grip
Rick Tiedeman .... Steadicam operator (as Rick Tiedemann)
Rick Tiedeman .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jon Tilton .... best boy electric
David J. White II .... first assistant camera
Todd R. Beveridge .... camera loader (uncredited)
Todd R. Beveridge .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Joseph Middleton .... casting associate
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hala Bahmet .... costumer
Lynda Foote .... costume supervisor
Barbara Nelson .... costumer
Editorial Department
Ron L. Brinkerhoff .... apprentice editor (as Ron Brinkerhoff)
Laure Brost .... second assistant editor
Carl Graham .... first assistant editor
Mike Stanwick .... color timer
Kostas Theodosiou .... digital colorist: restoration
Location Management
David B. Smith .... location manager
Dennis Williams .... location manager
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
George Doering .... musician
M.B. Gordy .... musician: percussion
Bonnie Greenberg .... music consultant
Bonnie Greenberg .... music coordinator
Laurie Higgins Tobias .... composer: additional music
Laurie Higgins Tobias .... supervising music editor
Norman Ludwin .... musician: bass
Jill Meyers .... music consultant
Randy Miller .... orchestrator
David Newman .... conductor
William Ross .... orchestrator
Tom Scott .... musician: alto saxophone
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn
Chuck Domanico .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Shane Greedy .... transportation captain
Jerry Sidwell .... driver
Other crew
Ben Chamberlin .... toasted cheeser
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Deborah A. Cornett .... production accountant
Jennifer French .... production assistant/ construction
Paula Gilmore .... assistant: Mr. Gilmore
Vincent G. Gonzales .... key set production assistant
Maura Goodnight .... assistant: Mr. De La Torre
Nancy Govednik .... first assistant accountant
Cleve Hall .... puppeteer
Rob Harris .... unit publicist
Ingrid Lenie .... assistant: Mr. Burg
Rebecca Poulos .... script supervisor (as Becca Poulos)
Brian Simpson .... puppeteer
Walter Spadone .... assistant: Mr. Evans
Douy Swofford .... title design
Steven C. Ward .... assistant production coordinator
Mark Weatherbe .... puppeteer (as Mark N. Weatherbe)
Chad Wright .... stand-in

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Sandlot Kids" - Australia, Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), UK
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Rated PG for some language and kids chewing tobacco (certificate no. 31898)
101 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:G (Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:F (Ontario) | Germany:6 | Iceland:L | Netherlands:6 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate no. 31898)

Did You Know?

In Benny's dream, Babe Ruth says "I don't know why, but can I have this?" when referring to Hank Aaron's baseball card. Hank Aaron would go on to break Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.See more »
Anachronisms: When Squints walks to the diving board you can see under the diving board a new Sprite Soda can lying between the base and the diving board.See more »
Smalls:[voiceover] We all lived in the neighborhood for a couple of more years-mostly through junior high school-and every summer was great. But none of them ever came close to that first one. When one guy would move away, we never replaced him on the team with anyone else. We just kept the game going like he was still there.See more »
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23 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
an all time classic movie., 2 April 2004
Author: departed07 from United States

I grew up watching The Sandlot and what i realized about this movie is that this film doesn't have the players winning or losing, but this is about friendship and how a big dog can make your worst dreams come true. The Sandlot is about a gawky kid named Smalls(Tom Guiry) who just moves into the neighborhood and tries to blend in with the crowd, until he fails. Mike Vitar who plays the neighborhood baseball hero Benny, helps Smalls play baseball and fit him in with the crowd. The team accepts Smalls and what makes the film interesting like i written above is that this film isn't about winning or losing, but about living your days in the summer when you are ten to twelve and realize that there is more to life than winning.

Overall a great movie.

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