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Eight Men Out

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Eight Men Out - 20th Anniversary Edition

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
119 minutes
performer:
John Cusack, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd
director:
John Sayles
author:
6425
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

It happens every spring: Just as the first crack of the bat awakens fans’ hopes, their favorite baseball classics reappear in special-edition DVDs.

Eight Men Out (1988)
The Pitch John Sayles mines the history of ”Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the 1919 ”Black Sox” gambling scandal with a grand-slam Collector’s Edition.
Extra Innings A two-part retrospective details what one exec considered a ”cursed” film: It took so long to get greenlit, says Sayles, that his dream cast ”started out with Martin Sheen on third base and ended up with Charlie Sheen in center field.” A-

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