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Everyone's Hero (2006)

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A boy (Jake T. Austin) begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.

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Robert Kurtz (screenplay), Jeff Hand (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ritchie Allen ... Officer Bryant / Additional Voices (voice)
Jake T. Austin ... Yankee Irving (voice)
Cherise Boothe ... Rosetta Brewster (voice)
Jesse Bronstein Jesse Bronstein ... Sandlot Kid #1 (voice)
Ralph Coppola ... Sandlot Kid #2 (voice)
Brian Dennehy ... Babe Ruth (voice)
Whoopi Goldberg ... Darlin' (voice)
Jason Harris ... Announcer (voice)
Ed Helms ... Hobo Louie (voice)
Ray Iannicelli ... Conductors / Umpire (voice)
Gideon Jacobs ... Bully Kid Tubby (voice)
Richard Kind ... Hobo Andy / Maitre D' (voice)
William H. Macy ... Lefty Maginnis (voice)
Marcus Maurice Marcus Maurice ... Willie (voice)
Amanda Parsons ... Emily Irving (voice)
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Storyline

A young boy named Yankee Irving finds himself at an extraordinary crossroads: He has a chance to be a hero - and make a difference against incredible odds - or he can play it safe. With faith in himself instilled by his family, he teams up with a sassy young girl and some off-the-wall sidekicks and embarks on a sometimes perilous, often funny, cross-country quest. In the process, he restores his family's honor, befriends the world's biggest sports superstar, and reveals the hero within. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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A grand slam motion picture for all ages! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled IDT Entertainment Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,061,762, 17 September 2006

Gross USA:

$14,523,101

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,627,188
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The second animated film from 20th Century Fox to feature Whoopi Goldberg. The first being The Pagemaster (1994). See more »

Goofs

At one of the last parts you see Mr. Cross pull a lever to rise the chair Yankee is sitting on. Then to rub everything in Yankee's face, he leans over closer to Yankee to talk in his ear. But it's completely visible that the lever he was pulling earlier is now going through his stomach. See more »

Quotes

Bully Kid Tubby: Hey, look. A baseball.
Screwie: Hey, look. The missing link.
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Crazy Credits

In Memory of Christopher & Dana Reeve. See more »

Connections

References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

What You Do
Written by Sy Oliver, James Young (as James Oliver Young), Wyclef Jean and Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis
Performed by Wyclef Jean featuring Kontrast
Produced by Wyclef Jean, Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis & Keith "Lil' Wonda" Duplessis
Wyclef Jean appears courtesy of J Records
Kontrast appears courtesy of Clef Records Inc.
By arrangement with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment
Contains a sample of "'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)"
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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What's all the fuss? This is a fine movie.
26 September 2006 | by mbritt1216See all my reviews

It's strange how people are reacting to this movie. I'm not sure what they're expecting. This is simply a fine, fun movie for the 4 to 10 year old set. I brought a group of kids with me that were in that age group and they all loved it. They were cheering at the end. As a parent I also found it quite enjoyable. It's no "Shrek" I suppose, but few movies are. This is just a fine animated film with a good plot, a good moral, and no bad language. Some reviewers are upset because some things don't make sense - like whether there could be lights on Wrigley field, or whether "Seabiscut" was around at the time this movie was supposed to take place? Please. Who cares? Certainly the kids don't. What more could you want in a fun animated flick for children? Take your kids to see it and enjoy.


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