• Fastball (2016)


Release Date: March 25th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

Current and former baseball players Hank Aaron, Derek Jeter, Bob Gibson, George Brett, Johnny Bench, Justin Verlander, David Price and others discuss the art of throwing and hitting the fastball.

Cast: Kevin Costner

Director: Jonathan Hock

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    It’s never dull. Without destroying the sheer poetry of the matchup between the pitcher’s mound and home plate, Hock explains it all, and in the process pays tribute to the extraordinary speed factor of a game that has been damned for its slowness. show more

  • 100
    Tom KeoghThe Seattle Times

    Hock handles that perennial sports question — what is the athletic limit of a human? — with interesting sidebars about the brain and physics. Such mysteries mingle with irresistible lore in this satisfying work. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    It’s a fun film, not quite as lighthearted as the similar “Knuckleball” documentary of a short while back, but amusing enough. show more

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