For Love of the Game (1999)
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For Love of the Game (1999)

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Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last profes… View More
Genres Drama, Romance
Director Sam Raimi
Starring Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, John C. Reilly, Brian Cox View More
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Movie Summary

Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now, with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance
Director Sam Raimi
Starring Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, John C. Reilly, Brian Cox, Jena Malone, J.K. Simmons, Addie Daddio, Vin Scully, Steve Lyons
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1999
VUDU Release Date 01/14/2009
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 138 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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