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Summary The extraordinary real-life story of Jim Morris (Quaid), who, twelve years after dropping out of minor league baseball because of an injury to his pitching arm, is inspired by the young men on the championship-winning high school team he coaches to fulfill his own dream and try out for a professional team.

Directed By: John Lee Hancock

Written By: Mike Rich

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
72
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 131 User Ratings
6.8
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Summary The extraordinary real-life story of Jim Morris (Quaid), who, twelve years after dropping out of minor league baseball because of an injury to his pitching arm, is inspired by the young men on the championship-winning high school team he coaches to fulfill his own dream and try out for a professional team.

Directed By: John Lee Hancock

Written By: Mike Rich

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
72
84% Positive
26 Reviews
13% Mixed
4 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
72
84% Positive
26 Reviews
13% Mixed
4 Reviews
3% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 131 User Ratings
6.8
67% Positive
88 Ratings
16% Mixed
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17% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 131 User Ratings
6.8
67% Positive
88 Ratings
16% Mixed
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17% Negative
22 Ratings

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Production Company Walt Disney Pictures, 98 MPH Productions, Gran Via Productions
Release Date Mar 29, 2002
Duration 2 h 7 m
Rating G
Tagline Sometimes dreams come back to life.
Young Artist Awards
2 Nominations
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination