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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
Kit "Hit or Die" Kesey is said to be the "League RBI Champion" when he comes up to bat against Mel Clark. In reality, Carney Lansford (a real fifteen season MLB Veteran, who played Kesey) never drove in more than eighty runs in any season, and averaged just seventy-six RBIs in a standard one hundred sixty-two game season. However, when the film was released, the season was cut short, due to a players' strike. See more »
The "road" game the Angels play against the Yankees was clearly filmed at Oakland Coliseum, with the scoreboard (and its giant Safeway logo) visible during some shots. See more »
Roger, do you believe in heaven?
I guess. That's where they said my mom went.
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Hippy Hippy Shake
Written by Chan Romero (as Robert L. Romero)
Performed by The Swinging Blue Jeans (as Swinging Blue Jeans)
Courtesy of EMI Records, USA, A Division of ERG
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Sometimes you can forget how enjoyable a film is if you don't watch it enough.
That was definitely the case with Angels in the Outfield. It was on TV last night and I believe I hadn't seen the film since my sophomore year in high school and I'm now in my 4th year of college. Although the film has many flaws, it is just so touching that you can't help but sit down, watch it, and enjoy yourself. It is also hilarious. Danny Glover's ranting is just so over the top that you can't help but laugh out loud at him at most time. It adds to the film and I'm sure it's exactly what the director wanted. You actually feel for the characters in the film even though the development isn't the best. A must see. I highly recommend.
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