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Stealing Home (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 26 August 1988 (USA)
Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with ... See full summary »

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Steven Kampmann, William Porter (as Will Aldis)

Writers:

Steven Kampmann, William Porter (as Will Aldis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Harmon ... Billy Wyatt
Blair Brown ... Ginny Wyatt
Jonathan Silverman ... Teenage Alan Appleby
Harold Ramis ... Alan Appleby
William McNamara ... Teenage Billy Wyatt
Richard Jenkins ... Hank Chandler
John Shea ... Sam Wyatt
Jodie Foster ... Katie Chandler
Christine Jones Christine Jones ... Grace Chandler
Beth Broderick ... Lesley
Jane Brucker ... Sheryl
Ted Ross ... Bud Scott
Thacher Goodwin ... Young Billy Wyatt
Yvette Croskey Yvette Croskey ... Young Robin Parks
Ollie Davidson Ollie Davidson ... Robin Parks
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Storyline

Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with them, he remembers the past and the relationship they had. In doing so he finds himself again. Written by Gavin A. Fear <g-fear@uwe.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

Stealing hearts, stealing laughs, stealing memories

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den största kärleken See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,346,864, 28 August 1988

Gross USA:

$7,467,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,467,504
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In one of the flashbacks, Jodie Foster's character says she is 16 years old. Foster was ten years older than that when she made the film. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, when Katie and Billy jump into grandmother's pool, they approach the pool from the narrow, short side. Later in the movie, when Billy returns to the pool, he makes the same approach, but the pool has flipped a quarter of a turn. He is now looking at the wide side of the pool. See more »

Quotes

Teenage Alan Appleby: You had sex with my prom date.
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Connections

Referenced in The Good Place: Everything Is Bonzer! (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Stealing Home (Reprise)
(Instrumental)
Performed by David Foster
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Jodie Jodie Jodie
6 January 2004 | by caspian1978See all my reviews

Unlike what most people think, Stealing Home is not a remake or a retelling of the Summer of 42. It is in fact, something better and just as universal. A coming of age drama, besides moments of sexual matter, is a decent movie for any mature (13+) audience. In my opinion, Silverman's character takes away from the main story between Jodie Foster and Thacher Goodwin. For mere comic relief, Silverman could have had more of if not equal amount of character development. Instead, he pops in and out of the main characters life to tell a joke or two. All in all, a good movie. An like always, Jodie Foster is the forever princess of innocence


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