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Million Dollar Arm (2014)

 -  Biography | Drama | Sport  -  16 May 2014 (USA)
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A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.

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In 2008, J. B. Bernstein is a sports agent who finds his business being seriously outplayed by his deep-pocketed competitors. Inspired by reality shows and Indian cricket games on TV, Bernstein gets the bold idea of finding cricket players in India and training them to become pro baseball players in America. After a long search, Bernstein finds two talented, but non-cricket playing, youths, Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel. Together, Berthstein takes his prospects to Los Angeles where they find mastering a new sport in a foreign land a daunting challenge. As these boys struggle amid an alien culture, Bernstein must find a way to make their dream come true. In doing, Bernstein finds a deeper humanity to his work with growing friendships he never expected to have. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Sometimes to win, you have to change the game. See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG for mild language and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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16 May 2014 (USA)  »

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Un golpe de talento  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,515,659 (USA) (16 May 2014)

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$36,447,959 (USA) (15 August 2014)
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During the scene at Popo's House Party, a USC Trojans football helmet can be seen in Popo's room. Rey Maualuga, wo portays Popo, played football at USC. See more »

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The movie is based in 2008 but Windows 7 and an updated (Microsoft-owned) version of Skype are used. See more »

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Tom House: [Seeing Dinesh's "flamingo" pitching stance] We might have to tweak that a little.
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feel good movie
15 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

went to an advanced screening with mom and we were laughing crying and cheering all over ourselves and with the other moviegoers in the theater. i mean, seriously we all clapped and jumped out of our seats. what a treat! the premise is simple: take a self-involved ambitious businessman and stick him with three talented but hungry baseball prospects and they end up changing each other for the better. plus, the cast is superb! Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton and Suraj Sharma, Madhur Mittal who play their real-life counterparts, wow just wow!

my family loves sports movies and my mother loves baseball movies in particular, so seeing this with her on mother's day was perfect. if you love baseball movies or know kids who love baseball (or any sports for that matter), Million Dollar Arm is a must-see feel good film. it's The Rookie meets Hoop Dreams.... go see it


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