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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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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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Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Michael Rogan's (Nicky's father's) home was actually shot inside a small shed in Williamsburg, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, not in the morning, as it appears to be, but between 11:00 at night and 8:00 in the morning. See more »

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When the camera pans the Red Sox locker room, showing the hung up jerseys, the jerseys have Mitchell and Ness tags on the collar. Mitchell and Ness is a producer of historic and vintage jerseys. In 1986 the MLB uniform manufacturer was Rawlings. See more »

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[They are watching the baseball game in a pub]
Toyota Moseby: Life is good!
Nicky Rogan: Baseball is life!
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References Popeye the Sailor (1960) See more »

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game
(1908)
Lyrics by Jack Norworth
Music by Albert von Tilzer (as Albert Von Tilzer)
Performed by Curtis Stigers
Courtesy of Concord Records
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Lots of Fun !
21 February 2006 | by (New York, United States) – See all my reviews

Really enjoyed this "New York" film ... Keaton and Downey were great ... good music... craziness all around ... Bebe Neuworth was completely over the top. Super New York City shots recreating the grit and graffiti of '86 that have pretty much disappeared. One of the best features is the background monologue by a fictitious radio announcer that is heard throughout... great language... DeLillo! Also the moments of the game interspersed with the ongoing narrative were well done. I'm not a big baseball fan and wasn't much aware of the 1986 series (even though I live in New York) but I found the game sequences fun and exciting. Saw this at a pre-screening (opening March 10 in NYC)with a Q&A afterward and was amazed at the LOW cost to make the film. The producer (who also produced After Hours )indicated that most people worked for practically nothing... It isn't a 'perfect' film but I would highly recommend it as a totally entertaining two hours.


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