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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
In Durham, N.C., the Bulls minor league baseball team has one asset no other can claim: a poetry-loving groupie named Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon). As the team's season begins, Annie selects brash new recruit Ebby Calvin Laloosh (Tim Robbins), whom she christens "Nuke," to inspire with the religion of baseball. Nuke also receives guidance from veteran player Crash Davis (Kevin Costner), who settles Nuke's erratic pitching and teaches him to follow the catcher's lead.

Cast: Kevin Costner , Susan Sarandon , Tim Robbins , Trey Wilson , Robert Wuhl , Jenny Robertson , Max Patkin , David Neidorf

Director: Ron Shelton

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Orion Pictures

Bull Durham (1988)

Release Date: June 15th, 1988|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • In a word, bull - cruddy, foul-smelling and fly-specked, an excuse for a series of cheap sex scenes and single-entendre gags. [15 June 1988] show more

  • Though his film is like no other baseball movie, it may remind you of Paul Newman's hockey comedy Slap Shot: a knowing look at sport's underbelly - punctuated by jelly-belly laughs. [15 June 1988] show more

  • A treasure of a movie because it knows so much about baseball and so little about love. show more

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