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PG| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
On the way to a tryout with the Chicago Cubs, young baseball phenom Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) is shot by the unstable Harriet Bird (Barbara Hershey). After 16 years, Hobbs returns to pro baseball as a rookie for the last-place New York Knights. Despite early arguments with his manager, Pop Fisher (Wilford Brimley), Hobbs becomes one of the best players in the league, and the Knights start winning. But this upsets the Judge (Robert Prosky), their owner, who wants Hobbs to lose games, not win.

Cast: Robert Redford , Robert Duvall , Glenn Close , Kim Basinger , Wilford Brimley , Richard Farnsworth , Barbara Hershey , Robert Prosky

Director: Barry Levinson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Pioneer Entertainment, TriStar Pictures, RCA/Columbia

The Natural (1984)

Release Date: May 11th, 1984|2 hr. 14 min.

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