Field of Dreams Poster

Release Date: April 19th, 1989

DVD Release Date: March 31st, 1998

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
When Iowa farmer Ray (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice one night in his cornfield saying "If you build it, he will come," he feels the need to act. Despite taunts of lunacy, Ray builds a baseball diamond on his land, supported by his wife, Annie (Amy Madigan). Afterward, the ghosts of great players start emerging from the crops to play ball, led by "Shoeless" Joe Jackson. But, as Ray learns, this field of dreams is about much more than bringing former baseball greats out to play.

Cast: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Gaby Hoffman, Ray Liotta, Timothy Busfield, Burt Lancaster, Frank Whaley

Director: Phil Robinson

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Gordon Company

Keywords: Quest, Family, Small town, Creative, Love, Heartwarming, Wife, 1980s, Touching

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Awards

Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Music (Original Score)