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Angels in the Outfield (1994)

(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: PG
  • Director: William Dear   Cast: Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd, Ben Johnson
  • Running Time: 102 minutes
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Genre

Comedy, Drama, Family

Producer

Roger Birnbaum, Joe Roth, Irby Smith

Distributor

Buena Vista Pictures

Release Date

Jul 15, 1994

Release Notes

Nationwide

Synopsis

Updated from the 1951 film of the same name, Angels In The Outfield takes liberties with the original to bring sentimental values to a modern setting. Roger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favorite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. Sure enough, his prayers are answered in the form of angel Al (Christopher Lloyd), and, before you know it, the Angels' bitter manager (Danny Glover) is watching in amazement as his team starts making the plays -- with the help of angels visible to the audience only as glowing special effects.~ Don Kaye, All Movie Guide

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