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Game 6 (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  January 2005 (USA)
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Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.

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Steven Schwimmer
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Laurel Rogan
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Joanna Bourne
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Elliott Litvak
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Paisley Porter
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Renee Simons
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Peter Redmond
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Jack Haskins
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Michael Rogan
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Toyota Moseby
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Lillian Rogan
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Ramaswamy Choudhry
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George, Georgie, Giorgio
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Storyline

Nicky Rogan's new play is opening on Broadway and many agree, he has written the best play his career. Or has he? Critic Steven Schwimmer is slated to review and he's ruined many a playwright with his scathing words. Nicky is becoming concerned, but instead chooses to obsess over his Red Sox and their chances again the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Will the Sox and his play come crashing down on the same night? Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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It's opening night... Let the games begin! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Nicky's journey through the film is from the East side of New York City along 47th Street to the West side of the city, while Steven Schwimmer moves from the West Side to the encounter at the theater, which Nicky is trying to avoid. See more »

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Articulated buses in NYC did not exist in 1986. They appeared in revenue service in 1997. See more »

Quotes

[They are watching the baseball game in a pub]
Toyota Moseby: Life is good!
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Incredibly Well Done
5 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie with about 300 people as a screening for a film class. About 1/2 the audience did not like it and the other 1/2 did. Many saw it as a baseball movie. I saw it as a movie about fear of failure and the expectation of failure in life by many. I felt that the script relating the expectations of the Boston Red Sox fans who feel the curse and expect to lose was incredibly written to parallel how this can relate to the way a person visualizes his life and dreams (real or imagined). The script was brilliant, the acting was extraordinary. I don't know that this will work commercially but I was moved by this movie more than any movie I have seen in a long time. Too me, this was not a baseball movie, this was a brilliant look into the the mind of more people than we would like to believe.


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