• Fever Pitch (2005)

Fever Pitch

Release Date: April 8th, 2005

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

When Ben Wrightman (Jimmy Fallon), a young teacher, begins dating pretty businesswoman Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), the two don't seem to have a lot of the same interests, but they fall in love, regardless. Their romance goes well until baseball season begins, and Lindsey soon realizes that Ben is completely obsessed with the Boston Red Sox. Though she tries to understand Ben's passionate team loyalty, eventually it threatens to end their otherwise happy relationship.

Cast: Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, James B. Sikking, JoBeth Williams, Willie Garson, Evan Helmuth, Ione Skye, Jason Spevack

Director: Bobby Farrelly , Peter Farrelly

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Girlfriend, Passionate, Love, School, 2000s, Endearing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately goes the distance, it gets the job done with a halfhearted bunt rather than a solid line drive. show more

  • 88
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    Baseball, Boston and Drew Barrymore. Certainly sounds like a winning combination. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie has been directed by the Farrelly brothers...Here, they're sensitive and warm-hearted, never push too hard, empathize with the characters, allow Lindsey and Ben to become people we care about. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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