The rookie

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[Burbank, Calif.] : Walt Disney Home Entertainment, [2002].


General Note
Inspired by the real-life rookie, Jim Morris.
General Note
Special features: Audio commentary by Dennis Quaid and director John Lee Hancock; "The inspirational story of Jim Morris"; Spring training: tips from the pros; deleted scenes introduced by the director.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, John Schwartzman ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Carter Burwell.
Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Brian Cox, Beth Grant, Angus T. Jones, Rick Gonzalez, Chad Lindberg, Angelo Spizzirri.
When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
Additional Physical Form
Also issued on VHS.
System Details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
English or French audio; Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ciardi, M., Gray, G., Johnson, M., Rich, M., Hancock, J. L., Quaid, D., Griffiths, R., Hernandez, J., Cox, B., Grant, B., Jones, A. T., Gonzalez, R., Schwartzman, J., Beason, E. L., & Burwell, C. (2002). The rookie . Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mark. Ciardi et al.. 2002. The Rookie. Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mark. Ciardi et al.. The Rookie Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ciardi, Mark., et al. The Rookie Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2002.

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