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

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

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    For all its various failures, Fever Pitch taps expertly into our nostalgia for an era when baseball really was the American pastime, unsullied by money, drugs or celebrity.

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Fever Pitch works. At times, it works brilliantly. show more

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