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The Scout (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 30 September 1994 (USA)
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The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Al Percolo
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Doctor H. Aaron
Anne Twomey ...
Jennifer
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Ron Wilson
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Tommy Lacy
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McDermott
John Capodice ...
Caruso
Garfield ...
Stan
Louis Giovannetti ...
World Series Catcher
Stephen Demek ...
Yankee Catcher
Ralph Drischell ...
Charlie
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George's Assistant
Jack Rader ...
Mr. Lacy
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Mrs. Lacy
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Storyline

Al Percolo is a major league baseball scout sent to scout in Mexico as a punishment. However, he eventually stumbles across Steve Nebraska, a young American who can pitch AND hit better than anyone else can do either. He signs Steve and returns home in glory. It soon becomes obvious, though, that Steve is immature and possibly unstable, and Al turns to psychiatrist Doctor H. Aaron, whom he picks for her name, for help. Written by Reid Gagle

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If you pray hard enough for a miracle... miracles can really happen!

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for a moment of strong language | See all certifications »

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30 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az emberkereskedő  »

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$2,667,163 (USA)
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Trivia

The crowd and overhead shots at Yankees stadium for Tommy Lacy's scenes during the day and when Steve Nebraska makes his debut during the World Series are from the 1993 season when the Yankees hosted the Detroit Tigers at the end of the season. See more »

Goofs

When Steve is talking to Al on the roof, he throws his glove to the ground. However, a couple of shots later he is holding it in his hand, even though he never picked it up. See more »

Quotes

Al Percolo: You don't have to yell, this is a different phone.
Ron Wilson: It has nothing to do with the phone, I just like yelling at you.
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Connections

Features Damn Yankees! (1958) See more »

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Do You Know the Way to San Jose
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
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Cute movie.
26 May 1999 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

As someone who knows absolutely nothing about baseball, and therefore can view the movie without that particular bias, I'd have to say it was cute. Light humor interspersed with bizarre, bratlike antics on the part of all characters. It'd almost be a good kids movie if they could have left out the swearing.


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