Mr. Baseball Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for Mr. Baseball the Movie

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Washed-up American baseball player tries to revive his career by playing in Japan and experiences cultures clashing under the ballpark lights. Semi-charmer swings and misses often enough to warrant return to minors. Film drew controversy during production when Universal was bought by the Japanese Matsushita organization and claims of both Japan- and America-bashing were thrown about.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Baseball, Japan, Sports Comedies
Screenplay
Gary Ross, Kevin Wade, Monte Merrick
Cast
Tom Selleck, Ken Takakura, Toshi Shioya, Dennis Haysbert, Aya Takanashi
Cinematography
Ian Baker
Director
Fred Schepisi
Music
Jerry Goldsmith
Producer
Mark Huffam, Fred Schepisi, Doug Claybourne

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