When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers Ben's obsession with the Boston Red Sox. She thinks it is perfect until everything goes downhill for them. Written by
Following the films release the Red Sox made the postseason in 2005 but lost to the eventual World Series champion Chicago White Sox in the American League Division Series See more »
When Lindsey is looking through the binoculars, she appears to look through them backwards, with the smaller "eyepiece" facing outward. She is actually looking through them correctly. The particular binoculars are a compact style that uses a reverse Porro prism design, which allows the objective (outward) lenses to be closer together. When she has them in her hand, you can see rubber eye cups on the end she holds to her face. See more »
Eighty-six years of bangin' our heads against the big green wall, but we finally did it. That part you know. That part everybody knows. But I got a story you don't know. It's about this schoolteacher friend of mine named Ben.
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Following the credits, there is a short home-video-like clip of 4 children cheering on the Red Sox. See more »
My daughter gets really put out at me when I refer to Drew Barrymore as looking as if she'd been hit in the face with a frying pan, not to mention her Dudley Dooright chin that Jay Leno would die for. How wonderful, then, when I discovered in "Fever Pitch" that I really like Miss Barrymore; and Jimmy Fallon; and the Red Sox; and Boston! This film is probably best characterized as a sweet, light comedy. To be absolutely stereotypical, the girls will like the movie for its romantic charm and Jimmy Fallon's vulnerability, and the boys will like it for all the male bonding and the depiction of sports mania.
My sports-hating wife, my teenage daughter, and I all found something to like in the film. That says something in itself. It's a pleasant way to spend an hour and a half or so, and is probably a really good date flic, too.
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