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The Sandlot (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 7 April 1993 (USA)
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In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

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The Babe (as Art La Fleur)
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Kenny DeNunez (as Brandon Adams)
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Bill
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Wendy (as Marlee Shelton)
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Young Mr. Mertle
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Storyline

Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. Rodriguez, the neighborhood baseball guru, takes Smalls under his wing - soon he becomes part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the desirous lifeguard at the local pool, the snooty rival ball team, and the travelling fair. Beyond the fence at the back of the sandlot menaces a legendary ball-eating dog called The Beast, and the kids inevitably must deal with him. Written by Dan Urson

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The adventure of a lifetime, the summer of their dreams...the dog of their nightmares See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sport

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Rated PG for some language and kids chewing tobacco | See all certifications »

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7 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Sandlot Kids  »

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Box Office

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$32,416,586
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

James Earl Jones also played a baseball enthusiast in Field of Dreams (1989), four years earlier. However, in real life he actually hates baseball. See more »

Goofs

The sound of a ball hitting a metal bat is sometimes used even though the kids are using wooden bats. See more »

Quotes

Squints: [Squints is about to tell a story] Quiet! Are you trying to wake it up. It just went to bed!
Smalls: [quite loudly] What just went to bed?
All: SHH!
[whispering]
All: The Beast.
Smalls: [louder] Oh yeah!
All: SHHHH!
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Crazy Credits

The opening 20th Century Fox logo plays in complete silence. See more »

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Referenced in Broad City: Game Over (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Tequila
Written by Chuck Río
Performed by The Champs
Courtesy of Masters International
By arrangement with Celebrity Licensing Inc.
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How can you not love this movie?
17 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

One of the best "kid" movies that I have ever seen. A story about friendship and baseball, and the people in our lives. Great one to watch with your friends to reminisce about the old days. Look for a great cameo by James Earl Jones. Recommended for those of us who had great friends growing up, and never wanted the good times to end.


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