The Rookie

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The Rookie (2002)

G 127 min - Drama, Family - 25 March 2002
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Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, Jim will try out with a major-league organization. The bet proves incentive enough for the team, and they go from worst to first, making it to state for the first time in the history of the school. Jim, forced to live up to his end of the deal, is nearly laughed off the try-out field--until he gets onto the mound, where he confounds the scouts (and himself) by clocking successive 98 mph fastballs, good enough for a minor-league contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Jim's still got a lot of pitches to throw before he makes it to The Show, but with his big-league dreams revived, there's no telling where he could go.

Director:  John Lee Hancock
Writers:  Mike Rich

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Storyline

Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, Jim will try out with a major-league organization. The bet proves incentive enough for the team, and they go from worst to first, making it to state for the first time in the history of the school. Jim, forced to live up to his end of the deal, is nearly laughed off the try-out field--until he gets onto the mound, where he confounds the scouts (and himself) by clocking successive 98 mph fastballs, good enough for a minor-league contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Jim's still got a lot of pitches to throw before he makes it to The Show, but with his big-league dreams revived, there's no telling where he could go.


Collections: John Lee Hancock

Tagline: Sometimes dreams come back to life.

Genres: Drama, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 March 2002

Box Office

Budget:  $20,000,000
Revenue:  $75,597,042

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures, Gran Via Productions, 98 MPH Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 07 min
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Iron Will

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Iron Will (1994)

PG 108 min - Adventure, Drama, Family - 14 January 1994
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When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. This young man will need a lot of courage and a strong will to complete this race.

Director:  Charles Haid
Writers:  John Michael Hayes, Đorđe Milićević, Jeff Arch

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When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. This young man will need a lot of courage and a strong will to complete this race.


Collections: Charles Haid

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  14 January 1994

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 48 min