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Everyone's Hero (2006)

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A boy (Jake T. Austin) begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Officer Bryant / Additional Voices (voice)
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Yankee Irving (voice)
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Rosetta Brewster (voice)
Jesse Bronstein ...
Sandlot Kid #1 (voice)
Ralph Coppola ...
Sandlot Kid #2 (voice)
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Babe Ruth (voice)
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Darlin' (voice)
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Announcer (voice)
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Hobo Louie (voice)
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Conductors / Umpire (voice)
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Bully Kid Tubby (voice)
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Hobo Andy / Maitre D' (voice)
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Lefty Maginnis (voice)
Marcus Maurice ...
Willie (voice)
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Emily Irving (voice)
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Storyline

A young boy named Yankee Irving finds himself at an extraordinary crossroads: He has a chance to be a hero - and make a difference against incredible odds - or he can play it safe. With faith in himself instilled by his family, he teams up with a sassy young girl and some off-the-wall sidekicks and embarks on a sometimes perilous, often funny, cross-country quest. In the process, he restores his family's honor, befriends the world's biggest sports superstar, and reveals the hero within. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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No matter where life takes you, always keep swinging. See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Untitled IDT Entertainment Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,061,762, 17 September 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,522,427, 3 December 2006
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Trivia

20th Century Fox's first theatrically-released film to be rated G since Anastasia (1997). See more »

Goofs

The film is set in 1932. The Cincinnati Tigers only existed in 1937 and 1938. See more »

Quotes

Bully Kid Tubby: Hey, look. A baseball.
Screwie: Hey, look. The missing link.
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Crazy Credits

In Memory of Christopher & Dana Reeve. See more »

Connections

References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Chicago (That Toddling Town)
Written by Fred Fisher & Jack Segal
Performed by Chris Botti Featuring Lyle Lovett
Produced by Bobby Colomby
Chris Botti appears courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Lyle Lovett appears courtesy of Curb / Lost Highway Records and Mike Curb Company, L.L.C
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Good, clean, joyful fun for the whole family!
23 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

My wife and I took our 3-year-old to see it and all three of us enjoyed it very much. The animation was incredible...the story was very great and the awesome message that the movie gives is applicable in not only children's lives but it's something that we (adults) could adopt as our own "motto." I had no idea that Chris Reeve directed this movie until the end credits. I see now that he died while working on it. His wife and son did voices in it too. It certainly was refreshing to see a story like this after being bombarded by all these animated animal movies that seem to be a dime-a-dozen lately. I think we need more family shows of this caliber. I can't wait to see it again.


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