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A League of Their Own, 2h8
Directed by Penny Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Feminist films, Sports films, Baseball films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, Anne Ramsay

In 1988, Dottie Hinson attends the opening of the new All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame. She sees many of her former teammates and friends, prompting a flashback to 1943.
Pitch Perfect, 1h52
Directed by Jason Moore
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Baseball films, Musical films, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Brock Kelly

At a national a cappella competition, Barden University's all-female acappella group, the Barden Bellas, perform well until Aubrey Posen (Anna Camp) vomits on stage during her solo. They are publicly humiliated, losing any chance of winning. Four months later, newly arrived Barden freshman Beca Mitchell (Anna Kendrick) has no desire to attend college, but she is forced to do so by her father (John Benjamin Hickey), a professor at the university, with whom Beca has a strained relationship. Wishing she could instead pursue a career as a music producer, Beca spends her time making mash-up mixes of songs and takes up an internship at the school radio station, where she gets to know fellow freshman Jesse Swanson (Skylar Astin).
Moneyball
Moneyball (2011)
, 2h13
Directed by Bennett Miller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Casey Bond, Chris Pratt

Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) is upset by his team's loss to the New York Yankees in the 2001 postseason, after the Yankees overcome a 2-0 series lead. With the impending departure of star players Johnny Damon, Jason Giambi, and Jason Isringhausen to free agency, Beane needs to assemble a competitive team for 2002, but must overcome Oakland's limited payroll. During a visit to the Cleveland Indians, Beane meets Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), a young Yale economics graduate with radical ideas about how to assess players' value. Beane tests Brand's theory by asking whether he would have drafted him (out of high school), Beane having been a Major League player before becoming general manager. Though scouts considered Beane a phenomenal prospect, his career in the Major Leagues was disappointing. After some prodding, Brand admits that he would not have drafted him until the ninth round and that Beane would probably have accepted a scholarship to Stanford instead. Beane hires the inexperienced Brand to be the Athletics assistant general manager.
42
42 (2013)
, 2h8
Directed by Brian Helgeland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about racism, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Alan Tudyk, Christopher Meloni, André Holland

The film tells the story of Jackie Robinson and, under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey, Robinson's signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers to become the first African-American player to break the baseball color barrier. The story focuses mostly on the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers season and somewhat on Robinson's 1946 season with the Montreal Royals, which emphasize his battles with racism.
Field of Dreams, 1h47
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Time travel films, Baseball films, Ghost films
Actors Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Timothy Busfield, Ray Liotta, Burt Lancaster

Ray Kinsella is a novice Iowa farmer who lives with his wife Annie and daughter Karin. In the opening narration, Ray explains how he had a troubled relationship with his father, John Kinsella, who had been a devoted baseball fan. While walking through his cornfield one evening, Ray hears a voice whispering, "If you build it, he will come." Ray continues hearing the voice before finally seeing a vision of a baseball diamond in his field. Annie is skeptical of his vision, but she allows Ray to plow the corn under in order to build a baseball field. As Ray builds the field, he tells Karin the story of baseball's 1919 Black Sox Scandal. As months pass and nothing happens at the field, Ray's family faces financial ruin until, one night, Karin spots a uniformed man in the field. Ray recognizes the man as Shoeless Joe Jackson, a deceased baseball player idolized by Ray's father. Thrilled to be able to play baseball again, Joe asks to bring others to the field to play. He later returns with the seven other players banned as a result of the 1919 scandal.
The Rookie
The Rookie (2002)
, 2h7
Directed by John Lee Hancock
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films, Children's films
Actors Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Brian Cox, Angus T. Jones, Beth Grant

The film tells the story of Jim Morris, the son of a career Navy man, who moves the family to a small Texas town. Jim is shown to be a very skilled pitcher as a youth, though his father disapproves of Jim's dream of making it to Major League Baseball. It is later mentioned that the town to which Jim's family moved, Big Lake, has never cared for baseball. Thus, he was unable to play baseball in high school. He later gets a chance when he is drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers, but he tears up his shoulder, ending his hopes of achieving his lifelong dream.
The Benchwarmers, 1h25
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films, Buddy films
Actors Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Molly Sims, Nick Swardson

Gus Matthews, Richie Goodman, and Clark Reedy are three adult "nerds"; Clark and Richie were the unpopular children who were constantly bullied and were always left on the bench at their baseball games, because of their athletic abilities. When a nerdy boy named Nelson and his friends are kicked off a nearby baseball diamond by a team of bullies, Gus and Clark chase the bullies away. When Gus and Clark return with Richie to play again and get back their feel for the game, the bullies return and demand that they leave. Gus challenges the bullies to play them for the field, and the three friends, despite Clark and Richie's poor abilities, win the game. Days later, one of Clark and Richie's bullies, Brad, challenges them to another baseball game with his team, but the three friends win again.
Fences
Fences (2016)
, 2h19
Directed by Denzel Washington
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Sports films, Théâtre, Baseball films, Films based on plays
Actors Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Lesley Boone

Dans les années 1950, à Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson, ancien joueur de la Negro League de baseball, est devenu éboueur. Il vit aujourd'hui avec son épouse Rose et son fils cadet Cory dans une maison qu'il a pu acheter avec une partie de l'indemnité de blessure de guerre de son frère Gabriel qui, blessé à la tête, est devenu un handicapé mental qui erre dans le quartier et qui est menacé d'internement. Son fils ainé, Lyons, n'arrive pas à se stabiliser, il vit de petits contrats de musique et doit subir les récriminations de son père.
Rookie of the Year, 1h44
Directed by Daniel Stern
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine, Neil Flynn, Daniel Stern, Amy Morton

Henry Rowengartner (Nicholas), 12-year-old Little Leaguer, has dreams of playing in the major leagues. One day, Henry breaks his arm trying to catch a fly ball (he slips on another ball that is lying on the ground) and has to wrap it in a cast. Once the arm is healed, the doctor removes the cast and discovers Henry's tendons have healed "a little too tight," thus enabling Henry to cock his arm back and fire it forward with incredible force.
Bull Durham, 1h48
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl, Trey Wilson, William O'Leary

"Crash" Davis (Costner), a veteran of 12 years in minor league baseball, is sent down to the single-A (advanced) Durham Bulls for a specific purpose: to educate hotshot rookie pitcher Ebby LaLoosh (Robbins, playing a character loosely based on Steve Dalkowski) about becoming a major-league talent, and to control Ebby's haphazard pitching. Crash immediately begins calling Ebby by the degrading nickname of "Meat", and they get off to a rocky start.
Fever Pitch, 1h43
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about education, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Drew Barrymore, JoBeth Williams, Jimmy Fallon, KaDee Strickland-Behr, Jason Spevack, Jack Kehler

Ben Wrightman, a 7-year-old boy, is going to a Red Sox game with his Uncle Carl. His uncle, who had not children of his own, treated Ben like a son. A narration explains that on that day, Ben became a die-hard Red Sox fan. Just about everything he owns bears the Red Sox name, emblem, or image of a Red Sox player (with the exception of his toilet paper, which bears the New York Yankees insignia). Ben inherited his uncle's season tickets when Carl died. The story picks up 23 years later with Ben (Jimmy Fallon) as a school teacher who is immature for his age. He meets Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), a professionally successful workaholic executive. When Ben first asks her out, Lindsey rejects him, but she later changes her mind and agrees to go out with him.
Angels in the Outfield, 1h42
Directed by William Dear
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about religion, Sports films, Baseball films, Films about angels, Children's films
Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Danny Glover, Tony Danza, Brenda Fricker, Ben Johnson, Jay O. Sanders

Young foster child Roger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his friend J.P. (Milton Davis, Jr.) love to sneak into baseball games of the hopelessly dreadful California Angels.
Major League, 1h47
Directed by David S. Ward
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Rene Russo, Margaret Whitton, James Gammon

Former Las Vegas showgirl Rachel Phelps (Margaret Whitton) has inherited the Cleveland Indians baseball team from her deceased husband. Phelps has received a lucrative deal to move the team to Miami, and she aims to trigger the escape clause in the team's contract with Cleveland if season attendance falls below minimum levels. To do this, she fires most of the existing players and has her new General Manager Charlie Donovan bring in new ones from a list of aging veterans and inexperienced rookies, hoping to make the worst team ever that would certainly cause attendance to decline. Donovan hires Lou Brown, a former coach from the Toledo Mud Hens to lead the team.
Trouble with the Curve, 1h51
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families, Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, Matthew Lillard, John Goodman, Robert Patrick

An aging Atlanta Braves baseball scout, Gus Lobel (Eastwood), is given one last assignment to prove his value to the organization, who views him as unable to adapt to changes within the game. His boss and friend Pete (Goodman) does not want to see him let go, but is fighting off the advances of an ambitious younger protégé, Philip (Lillard), who is gunning to get Gus fired and take Pete's job.
The Natural, 2h14
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Robert Prosky

Roy Hobbs is a boy who is a skilled baseball player, often playing catch with his father Ed (Alan Fudge). One day, his father suffers a fatal heart attack and drops dead near a tree on the family property. When the same tree is later struck by lightning, Hobbs considers this a sign and fashions the heart of the tree's trunk, seen glowing after the trunk is split in two by the lightning, into a bat, which he dubs "Wonderboy" and carves a lightning bolt into the bat.