Though it's been some twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader.
Known as "The Guardian," renowned cat burglar and sixth-degree Kenpo Karate black belt Ray Angelotti, emerges from prison a changed man, determined to right wrongs and make up for his past ... See full summary »
Thomas Ian Griffith,
Stan Ross was a baseball superstar who turned his back on the game years ago when he finally hit 3,000 hits. Years later, he's now a successful, self-made entrepreneur whose many businesses revolve around his title: Mr. 3000. But a clerical error has proven that Stan is just short three hits of his spectacular hit record. Now, with time on his side and the potential to be inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Stan must return back to the game and get back his title. But things have changed with age, and as Stan finds out, it's not too easy to get back into the game when he hasn't played for years, and he's nearing 50. Written by
Right after the Ice Cream song scene, a montage of baseball clips is set to Rob Base's song 'It Takes Two'. During the montage, the Brewers are shown playing the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Brewers are in the 3rd base dugout, while the Cubs are in the 1st base dugout. The Cubs dugout is actually the 3rd base dugout; any visiting team is in the 1st base dugout. See more »
Stan Ross! You're batting 8th!
8th! That's for banjo hitters. I never batted lower than 5th in my life.
You bat there now, you son of my dick.
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At the end of the credits there is a short clip of the Brewer's No. 4 hot dog dancing. See more »
If you like baseball, here is a good film for you. Bernie Mac is perfect in the title role as a Brewers baseball player with an ego the size of Milwaukee who retires just after he thinks he gets his 3000th hit, which he assumes will make him a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Many years and no induction later, he learns that three of the hits did not count, and he returns to the game to get those three hits. Mac does a good job and actually fleshes out the character, as his return helps him learn more about being a team player. I really liked this film when I saw it.
*** out of ****
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