• The Perfect Game (2010)

The Perfect Game

Release Date: April 16th, 2010

DVD Release Date: December 9th, 2008

PG |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Amid the poverty of Monterrey, Mexico, a ragtag group of boys discovers the joys of sandlot baseball, thanks to the guidance of a coach (Clifton Collins Jr.) who had once hoped to make it in the major leagues. Armed with a dream of playing in the Little League, the boys defy the odds, setting off on an unprecedented winning streak that leads them across the border to America and the 1957 Little League World Series.

Cast: Clifton Collins Jr., Cheech Marin, Moises Arias, Jake T. Austin, Ryan Ochoa, Emilie de Ravin, Patricia Manterola, Louis Gossett Jr.

Director: William Dear

Genres: Children , Drama

Production Co: Highroad, IndustryWorks Pictures, Prelude Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It’s not a game anymore. In 1957, these kids were playing. And it was a perfect game. show more

  • 75
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    The film's flaws probably won't bother less jaded kids one whit. show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A very sweet, very slight family movie that scores smiles and tears of joy. show more

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