PG | | Drama, Sport
An unknown comes seemingly out of nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
Iris' (Glenn Close's) initial appearance at the ballpark was carefully presented to give her the appearance of a guardian angel. For filming purposes, they waited until a clear day when the setting sun would be just at the right spot in the ... ...
I thought I could rely on your honor, Hobbs?
Roy Hobbs: You're about to.
When there are two outs in the final inning of the final game, there are runners on first and third base. The pitcher then throws the next pitch from a full windup, instead of the stretch position. The runner on first never advances as he certainly would have on a pitcher's full windup.
$5,088,381 (USA) (13 May 1984)