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The Final Season (2007)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  12 October 2007 (USA)
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Kent Stock disrupts his life to become coach of the Norway High School baseball team and try to lead them to victory.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Owen Patchen Evans ...
Owen - The Batboy
Patrick Iverson
Nick Livingston ...
Kevin Stewart
Roscoe Myrick ...
Sammy Wilson
Alexander Roos ...
Steve Myers (as Alexander 'Sandy' Roos)
Jonathon Stoner ...
Jason Steffen
Rob Schemmel ...
Gerry Spitz
Chris Olsen ...
Eddie Fitz
Ric Swann ...
KZIA Radio Announcer
Preston Boothe ...
Brent Fitz
Marshall Bell ...
Harvey Makepeace


True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill their former coach's shoes and that they can go out winners. In the summer of 1991 Norway High's baseball tradition ended on a triumphant but sombre note. Written by ackerfan

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Rated PG for language, thematic elements and some teen smoking | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 October 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Final Season - Daran wirst du dich immer erinnern!  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$664,351 (USA) (12 October 2007)


$1,158,779 (USA) (22 November 2007)

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Did You Know?


Mike Boddicker who played for Norway High School and in the major leagues with Boston and Baltimore had his son James Boddicker play Richie Iverson. His daughter also sang the national anthem at the final game. See more »


Cardboard figures used to fill out the crowd at ball games are occasionally noticeable. See more »


Polly Hudson: Baseball is not just for boys.
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References First Blood (1982) See more »


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Written by Mitch Allan & Alex Band
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The Final Season Homers Out of the Ballpark ****
16 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No, it's not another "Bang the Drum Slowly," but like Slowly, it's an excellent baseball picture that has everything including a strong small town in Iowa, a contentious board meeting, love blossoming between two opposing forces, a memorable superintendent, and a baseball team that just wouldn't quit, even though they see their beloved high school closed to join a larger school.

The main surprise in the movie is the role of Powers Boothe, the coach who was replaced because his wife dared to start a petition drive not to close the school. After about 40 minutes of the film, he is rarely seen again. Boothe gives a restrained but compelling performance as the replaced coach of a team with 19 straight division titles.

Along with the major plot, we have a rebellious youth who is sent to live with his grandparents. Obviously, the young man finds himself through the baseball team.

Cohesiveness and town unity is what makes this film so good.

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