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Hardball / Paramount Pictures presents in association with Fireworks Pictures a Nides/McCormick production, a Tollin/Robbins production ; producers, Tina Nides, Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins ; screenplay writer, John Gatins ; director, Brian Robbins.

Nides, Tina. (Added Author). Tollin, Michael. (Added Author). Robbins, Brian, 1963- (Added Author). Gatins, John. (Added Author). Reeves, Keanu. (Added Author). Lane, Diane. (Added Author). Hawkes, John, 1959- (Added Author). Sweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961- (Added Author). McGlone, Michael. (Added Author). Beckel, Graham, 1949- (Added Author). Margolis, Mark. (Added Author). Richmond, Tom. (Added Author). Bastille, Ned. (Added Author). Isham, Mark. (Added Author). Jamison-Tanchuck, Francine. (Added Author). Hinkle, Jaymes. (Added Author). Coyle, Daniel. Hardball. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Fireworks Pictures. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 079217948X
  • ISBN: 9780792179481
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2002], ©2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book by Daniel Coyle.
Special features: interactive menus; scene selection; theatrical trailer; the making-of "Hardball"; 3 deleted scenes; interstitials; music video "Hardball" by Lil' Bow Wow, Lil' Wayne, Lil' Zane & Sammie; commentary by director Brian Robbins and writer John Gatins.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Tom Richmond ; editor, Ned Bastille ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, Francine Jamison-Tanchuck ; production designer, Jaymes Hinkle.
Participant or Performer Note: Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, John Hawkes, D.B. Sweeney, Mike McGlone, Graham Beckel, Mark Margolis.
Summary, etc.: A down-on-his-luck gambler finds himself in debt to a dangerous loan shark. Desperate for cash, he reluctantly takes on the job of coaching a youth baseball team. The team turns out to be a ragtag group of tough-talking kids from Chicago's inner city. Now, as he must wrestle with his past, the kids start to teach him some lessons that will forever change his future.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued on VHS.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen, 5.1 Dolby digital surround.
Language Note: English or French dialogue, English subtitles ; closed captioned.
Subject: Youth league baseball > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Youth league baseball > Coaching > Illinois > Chicago > Drama.
Compulsive gamblers > Drama.
Coyle, Daniel > Film and video adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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