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Home Run (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 19 April 2013 (USA)
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A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Elrod ... Cory Brand
Dorian Brown Pham ... Emma (as Dorian Brown)
Charles Henry Wyson ... Tyler
James Devoti ... Clay
Nicole Leigh ... Karen
Juan Martinez ... Carlos
Drew Waters ... Coach Pajersky
Robert Peters ... J.T.
Vivica A. Fox ... Helene
Johnny Baker Johnny Baker ... Kindricks' Dad
Billy Brazelton Billy Brazelton ... Security Guard
Bob Carpenter Bob Carpenter ... Baseball Announcer
Victor Cruz Victor Cruz ... Umpire
J. Alan Davidson ... Meth Addict
Gabe Davis Gabe Davis ... Young Cory
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Storyline

Forced back to his small home town, an alcoholic baseball hotshot fakes recovery to regain his position on the roster, coaches a little league team to regain his popularity, pursues his old flame to regain a romance, all while finding redemption among a group of addicts. Written by Anonymous

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Freedom is possible See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home Run See more »

Filming Locations:

Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,623,000, 21 April 2013

Gross USA:

$2,861,020

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,861,020
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The substance abuse program that Cory (Scott Elrod) is ordered to attend, Celebrate Recovery, is an actual program founded at Saddleback Church by John Baker. John appears in a non-speaking role in several shots of the Celebrate Recovery meetings. See more »

Goofs

The back of Cory's baseball card reveals that his character was born and currently resides in Venezuela. See more »

Quotes

Tyler: Nothing great happens when you hold back.
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Star Spangled Banner
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Great film! Great acting! Great production values!
30 April 2013 | by ashergil-673-804028See all my reviews

It is rare that you see a film where everything works. Great acting and script. The photography was very good--too many films are playing around with lighting that is distracting. Usually because they have a bad script. This script sets just the right tone and it was a story that made sense-- and didn't disappoint. Made for a really enjoyable time. Highly recommend it. You won't be disappointed. Scott Elrod's performance is perfect. Not only does he look like a ball player, he is a fine actor. There is a naturalness about his performance that is enjoyable to watch. The chemistry between him and Dorian Brown and Charles Wyson is very pleasant to watch. This film is a real HOME RUN! Go and see it--you will enjoy it.


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