PG-13 | | Comedy, Music, Romance
A major league star who is on the verge of breaking a record, meets a singer and they get married, but they have different goals, so they separate, jeopardizing his opportunity in sports and the possibility of making up with his wife.
According to Vincent Leo at Qwipster's Movie Reviews, the picture was "Marred by lots of problems in production behind the scenes. . . veteran director Hal Ashby had trouble working with the script by famed playwright Neil Simon to the detriment of the overall story. Simon was not one that liked anyone tampering with his scripts, and Ashby was an actor's director, allowing his thespians much leeway to alter dialogue in the way they see fit to make it work for them. Ashby was canned during the post-production, leaving the editing chores to the producers, who did everything they could to try to regain Simon's original vision, but to little avail."
I'm a manager, not a pimp!
In the last game of the season, Palmer makes a catch in right field to end the top of the 9th Inning. The score at that point of the game was Houston 2 - Atlanta 1. The scoreboard in the background shows Atlanta leading 1 - 0.
$1,314,993 31 March 1985
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