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Angels in the Outfield (1994)

When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.

Director:

William Dear
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Glover ... George Knox
Brenda Fricker ... Maggie Nelson
Tony Danza ... Mel Clark
Christopher Lloyd ... Al the Boss Angel
Ben Johnson ... Hank Murphy
Jay O. Sanders ... Ranch Wilder
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Roger Bomman
Milton Davis Jr. Milton Davis Jr. ... J.P.
Taylor Negron ... David Montagne
Tony Longo ... Triscuitt Messmer
Neal McDonough ... Whitt Bass
Stoney Jackson ... Ray Mitchell
Adrien Brody ... Danny Hemmerling
Tim Conlon ... Wally
Matthew McConaughey ... Ben Williams
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Storyline

Roger, who has lost his mother, is living separated from his father. As he and his friend J.P. are fans of the California Angels baseball team, he has got only two dreams: living together with a real family and seeing the Angels winning the Pennant. Written by Volker Boehm

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Ya Gotta Believe! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angels in the Outfield See more »

Filming Locations:

Alameda, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,916,463, 17 July 1994

Gross USA:

$50,236,831

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,236,831
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Not only do Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Roger Bomman) and Brenda Fricker (Maggie Nelson) share the same birthday, Februray 17, but the actor and actress have played opposite Daniel Day-Lewis as a relative of his main character. Fricker played Day-Lewis' mother, Mrs. Brown, in My Left Foot (1989), and Gordon-Levitt played his son, Robert Lincoln, in Lincoln (2012). Day-Lewis won the Best Actor Oscar for both films, Fricker won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role for My Left Foot (1989), but Gordon-Levitt did not receive a nomination for his performance in Lincoln. See more »

Goofs

In the last game against the White Sox, Oliver hits a fly ball that gets caught. He is then shown on second base a few shots later. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
JP: Roger, do you believe in heaven?
Roger Bomman: I guess. That's where they said my mom went.
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Connections

Remake of Angels in the Outfield (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

It's All Right
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Performed by The Impressions
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Best Disney Movie Ever
24 October 2002 | by neobowlerSee all my reviews

At first you think another Disney movie, it might be good, but it's a kids movie. But when you watch it, you can't help but enjoy it. All ages will love this movie. I first saw this movie when I was 10 and now 8 years later I still love it! Danny Glover is superb and could not play the part any better. Christopher Lloyd is hilarious and is perfect for the part. Tony Danza is so believable as Mel Clark. You can't help, but to enjoy this movie! I give it a 10/10!


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