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Game 6 (2005)

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Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.

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Michael Hoffman

Writer:

Don DeLillo

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Keaton ... Nicky Rogan
Robert Downey Jr. ... Steven Schwimmer
Ari Graynor ... Laurel Rogan
Bebe Neuwirth ... Joanna Bourne
Griffin Dunne ... Elliott Litvak
Shalom Harlow ... Paisley Porter
Nadia Dajani ... Renee Simons
Harris Yulin ... Peter Redmond
Roger Rees ... Jack Haskins
Tom Aldredge ... Michael Rogan
Lillias White ... Toyota Moseby
Amir Ali Said ... Matthew
Catherine O'Hara ... Lillian Rogan
Rock Kohli ... Ramaswamy Choudhry
John Tormey ... George, Georgie, Giorgio
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Storyline

Nicky Rogan's new play is opening on Broadway and many agree, he has written the best play his career. Or has he? Critic Steven Schwimmer is slated to review and he's ruined many a playwright with his scathing words. Nicky is becoming concerned, but instead chooses to obsess over his Red Sox and their chances again the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Will the Sox and his play come crashing down on the same night? Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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Where were *you* on that night? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Hindi

Release Date:

January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Шестата игра See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,610, 12 March 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$103,626, 9 April 2006
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Keaton's love interest in this movie is played by Bebe Neuwirth. In Frasier: Wheels of Fortune (2002), Keaton played the half-brother of Lilith Sternin, also played by Bebe Neuwirth. See more »

Goofs

In one of the taxi/traffic scenes, a passenger in the car behind Michael Keaton's character is out of the car looking to see the cause of traffic. The passenger is an Orthodox Jew. However, this movie takes place on a Saturday (10/25/86), the Jewish Sabbath. An orthodox Jew would not be allowed in a car on Sabbath. See more »

Quotes

Paisley Porter: I didn't understand until today how much pain and anxiety you've been causing everybody with your reviews. Steven, it's completely unfair.
Steven Schwimmer: It's unfair?
Paisley Porter: Yes.
Steven Schwimmer: The truth is always unfair.
Paisley Porter: Well, it doesn't have to be.
Steven Schwimmer: Why do you think I live this way? Why do you think I'm, I'm taking electricity from the lamp-post
[he gestures outdoors]
Steven Schwimmer: and hiding out? Why?
Paisley Porter: Because you choose to.
Steven Schwimmer: No. Because people who write the truth are the outcasts of society. I can't live openly. I can't live in a nice door-man ...
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Connections

Featured in Making 'Game 6' (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

My Family
Written by Phil Palombi
Performed by Tri-Fi
Courtesy of Cap Records
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Congratulations
22 February 2005 | by alki-5See all my reviews

I saw the film at the festival too.

And I have to strongly disagree.

I was moved and compelled to watch Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.

Keaton and Downey were brilliant.

Always great watching these two fantastic artists.

I give it my two thumbs up.

The reason you probably found it boring is because you were asleep.


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