Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the novel by Bernard Malamud.
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by Tri-Star Pictures.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Director, Barry Levinson ; producer, Mark Johnson ; screenplay, Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; music, Randy Newman.
Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant.
MPAA rating: PG.
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