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Boys of Summerville (2008)

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Peter Davis, a big city business man, begrudgingly goes back to his little hometown of Summerville to settle his late father's estate. When he gets there, he finds himself once again ... See full summary »

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Casey Payne ...
Peter
Allison Varnes ...
Sam
Wes Murphy ...
Rocky
Amy Eakins Casterline ...
Michelle
Brad Bumgardner ...
Murr
David Dwyer ...
Mayor Higgins
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Roid
Joseph Casterline ...
Tucker
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Jack
Hal Gibbs ...
Boss
Henry Harrington ...
Charlie
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Reverend Mike
Mitch Moore ...
Carl
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Corey
Jervis Brown ...
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Peter Davis, a big city business man, begrudgingly goes back to his little hometown of Summerville to settle his late father's estate. When he gets there, he finds himself once again seduced by the pace of the small town life as well as caught up in the one thing Summerville prides itself on: Softball. While Peter renews his hometown friendships with Murr, Rocky, as well as many other eccentric characters, he finds himself falling for Summerville all over again... and also for a new face in town, Samantha. As Peter is torn between his new life up north and his old one down south, he is forced to make a decision on what is more important to him: The security of what he has, or the memories of what he almost lost. Written by Brooks Benjamin

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Sometimes you just have to run home. See more »

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$55,000 (estimated)
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Jason Benjamin makes another, uncredited appearance in the movie during the scene where Peter watches the old tee-ball tape. The actual home video of Brooks' tee-ball team shows his real father as the coach as well as his older brother, Jason Benjamin (Roid). Jason can be seen standing next to his father on the field and frequently acted as assistant coach during the years he and Brooks' father coached little league baseball. See more »

Quotes

Sam: [hold up old softball hat belonging to Peter's dad] You keep the hat... we got a date.
Peter: What is your deal with that stupid hat?
Sam: Fine then. No date!
[begins to walk out the door]
Peter: Wait!
[grabs hat from Sam's hand]
Peter: Fine. I'll keep the hat. Is 7:00 okay?
Sam: Fine by me, but... I have to go. I do have a job other than doing all of your work.
Peter: See? Leaving again. Totally afraid of commitment.
Sam: Funny! Bite me.
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Crazy Credits

Jackie Barnes (1st AD) was purchasing food for craft services during production and went to pay for the items. She was short one cent, so Cristina Moreno, a good friend of Jackie's, gave her one penny, thus earning her the credit "Penny Grip". See more »

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References Point of Fear (2006) See more »

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The Stakes Have Never Been Lower....
31 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think I've ever seen a movie where the stakes were so low. Softball? Who cares, not important. Will he sell his dad's house? Probably eventually, but no real urgency there either.

Let's throw in some daddy issues and a predictable love story just for good measure. Get some "indie" cred. Half this movie is song/montages. That's lazy story telling at its finest. And the characters seemed like clichés of things that don't even exist.

Basically I just spent the entire movie waiting for something to happen. Well, what finally happened was.........the film ended.

They needed to raise the stakes somehow. I just didn't care at all about these people or this world. I do think Wes Murphy has loads of talent though. But it's hard to shine when the material is so awful.


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