Mr 3000 (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  17 September 2004 (USA)
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Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.



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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 monkeykingma

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

17 September 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. 3000  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,679,028 (USA) (17 September 2004)


$21,800,302 (USA) (17 December 2004)

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The first film to use a cyan analog Dolby track on the release prints. See more »


The Baseball Hall of Fame voting is usually announced in early January, unlike in the film when it was presented after spring training had began. See more »


Norton: Hey Ross, why don't you just go sit on the bench? You're not getting this hit off of me. Deal with it!
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Without sports, this would have been a short film. See more »


References Pardon the Interruption (2001) See more »


Whoomp! There It Is
Written by Stephen Gibson, Cecil Glenn
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Bernie Mac saves Mr 3000
13 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Mr. 3000 is a decent comedy that works a lot better then it should thanks to Bernie Mac and Angela Bassett. Stan Ross (Bernie Mac), an aging former baseball player, selfishly quit the game after getting his 3,000th hit, knowing that it would get him into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ten years later, three of his hits have been disqualified, so he needs to get back in shape, get back into the game and try to live up to his nickname of "Mr. 3000". The plot sounds stupid because its only about getting three hits but Bernie Macs character is 47 years old and he is out of shape so it may be a challenge for him. Bernie Mac does a great job and he is the only reason for watching this movie. Angela Bassett is also very good and she is a very underrated actress and I'm surprised she wasted her time with this film. For me baseball isn't very interesting but the baseball scenes in this movie are kind of interesting. People who follow baseball may like but they might also find the plot too silly. This has been described as a family movie and I don't see how since they curse a lot in this. I mean threes nothing hardcore in this but nothing PG either. Charles Stone III does a decent job of directing and this movie is a lot better then other baseball themed movies out there such as Rookie of the Year. There are some laughs in this film but the preview covers most of them. Rating 6/10 a decent comedy with some laughs but nothing special that makes it a must see.

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