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Rounding First -- Twelve-year olds Joe, Tiger and Chris break out of Little League baseball camp in order to trail Joe's parents, who have lied to him about a mysterious trip they're taking.  The boys must piece together clues, avoid their parents, dodge the police, t


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2006 (USA) See more »
You never forget your last summer of childhood. See more »
Three best friends embark on a road trip to discover the secret which their parents have been hiding. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

John Michael Bolger ... Gene Pierce
Matthew Borish ... Eugene 'Tiger' Pierce Jr. (as Matt Borish)

Michael Dean ... Rascal

Soren Fulton ... Joe Koerner
Deborah Lee Johnson ... Martha Koerner

Michael E. Knight ... John Koerner
Sam Semenza ... Chris Corwin

Aaron Fiore ... Tommy

Robert X. Golphin ... Quick Mart Clerk
Lou Irizarry ... Baseball Manager

Brian L. King ... Ticket Taker (as Brian King)

William Stone Mahoney ... Gas Station Attendant (as William S. Mahoney)
Drucie McDaniel ... Crazy Mae

Jo Mercer ... Librarian
Jeff Mindock ... Catcher
Al D. Rodriguez ... Umpire
Rob Roy ... Lanky Bully

Jesus Ruiz ... Security Guard

Charlie Saxton ... Short Bully
Bob Walz ... Convenience Store Clerk
Maurice Ware ... Fat Bully

Vince Bandille ... Police Officer

Christopher Mann ... Police Officer
Missy Moyer ... Police Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristopher Fried ... Jean Jacket Teenager (uncredited)
Natasha Tax ... Daughter in Court House (uncredited)

Directed by
Jim Fleigner 
Writing credits
Jim Fleigner (written by)

Produced by
Laura Ferretti .... producer
Jim Fleigner .... producer
Original Music by
Ludek Drizhal 
Cinematography by
Bradley Traver 
Film Editing by
Jim Fleigner 
Casting by
Toni Cusumano 
Production Design by
Jeff Riedy 
Set Decoration by
Milisa Brinton 
Costume Design by
Suzan Checksfield 
Makeup Department
Adrienne Bearden .... key makeup artist
Diane Dixon .... key hair stylist
Lindsay Irish-Desarno .... key makeup artist (as Lindsay Irish)
Donna Moyer .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Missy Moyer .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Kouromihelakis .... second second assistant director
Jason Rody .... first assistant director
Nick Vanderpool .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Gwendolyn Carry .... property master
Alicia Jacobson .... scenic
Sound Department
Mark Prestifilippo .... sound engineer
Ye Zhang .... sound mixer
Danny Aiello III .... stunts
Tim Gallin .... stunt coordinator
Joanna Shelmidine .... stunt driver
Gary Tacon .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Asbury .... gaffer
Chris Beattie .... key grip
David Brandon .... set electrician
Nick Broyer .... grip
Mark Catania .... additional dolly grip
Lindsay Curtius .... grip
Dave Fortino .... best boy grip
Chris Hensel .... grip
Joe Meccariello .... aerial cinematographer
Walter Thomson .... still photographer
Music Department
Ludek Drizhal .... conductor
Ludek Drizhal .... orchestrator
Peter Fuchs .... scoring mixer
Andrew Maz .... supervising score mixer
Other crew
Victor Avila .... film runner
Alison Cornell .... office production assistant
Patricia de Paula .... production coordinator
Christine Diaz .... production assistant
Stephanie Fetter .... production assistant
Meredith Frega .... office production assistant
Meridith Frega .... office production assistant
Hayley Fulton .... production assistant
Josette Hammerstone .... assistant location manager
Shelly L. Houser .... script supervisor
Jeff Keglovitz .... production assistant
Greg Mondjack Jr. .... production assistant
Rachel Richwine .... production assistant
Kyle Slusaw .... production assistant
Pierre Stefanos .... production secretary
Cheryl Tellechea .... production assistant
Rebecca Torres .... production assistant
Daniel Warner .... production assistant
Bruce Wrigley .... production accountant
Dave Zarenkiewicz .... location manager

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Additional Details

86 min

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Anachronisms: Though set in 1980, all the police cruisers during the chase scene are at least 1998 or newer Ford Crown Victorias.See more »
Rascal:Now doesn't matter when you're twelve.See more »


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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Reminded me of "Stand by Me"..., 20 December 2005
Author: gbailey2600 from United States

I saw this film at the Hawaii Film Festival and loved it! It is very well made and very well acted. It's hard to get good performances out of child actors, but the three main boys of the story are very believable and talented. It's a great coming-of-age story that is set in the 80's and the clothing and hair and even the music are very authentic and reflect that. The film reminded me a lot of "Stand by Me" although without the "R" rating of having swearing or finding a dead body! It's a family film but the crowd I saw it with ranged in age from 10 or 11 years old to grandparents. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the film and it got a great reception from the audience. I highly recommend checking this film out if you can. In this day and age of huge commercial flops like "The Island" or "Stealth" or "Aeon Flux" it's nice to see a quality made, family film that is heart-felt and entertaining.

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