Bull Durham (20th Anniversary Edition)
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- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: March 18, 2008
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- (Unspecified) - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins|
|Performer:||Trey Wilson, Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins|
|Directed by||Ron Shelton|
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"...Shelton stepped up to the directorial plate and smacked a dinger....A wry, sexy charmer..." -- Rating: A
"...A film with spring fever, a giddy, playful look at life in baseball's minor leagues....[Costner] does a lot with his role..."
"...A sweet and sexy comedy..."
"...[With] Susan Sarandon at career peak....This is like no other baseball movie..."
"...Shelton cracks open the game's mythologies, but it's the sexy sparkle between Costner and Sarandon that's the hook..."
4 stars out of 4 -- "One of the best and most honest baseball movies ever made, perfectly nailing the spirit of America's pastime."
Description by OLDIES.com:
- Keep Case
- Widescreen - 1.85
New York Times - 06/15/1988
Los Angeles Times - 06/15/1988
USA Today - 01/27/1989
Total Film - 11/01/2003
The Durham Bulls are in a slump and have spent a hefty sum of money acquiring an untested young pitcher in the hopes of reversing their standings. Crash Davis, a 12-year veteran ballplayer who has spent most of his time bumming around as a minor league catcher, is assigned to mature the rookie pitching phenom named "Nuke." But a beautiful and enigmatic team groupie comes between the tutor and his student, enlightening both with her game of life, love and verse.
Description by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment:
Baseball season gets off to a rocky start when the Durham Bulls' new catcher, "Crash" Davis (Kevin Costner), punches out the cocky young pitcher, "Nuke" LaLoosh (Tim Robbins), he's just been hired to train. Then sexy Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon) informs both men that each season she chooses one player to share her bed and Nuke and Crash are this year's "draft picks." After Crash passes on the offer, Nuke eagerly enlists as Annie's summer fling...until Crash's jealousy takes over and he convinces Nuke that sex with Annie will jinx the Bulls' newfound winning streak!
North Carolina's Durham Bulls have just acquired a hot new pitcher, "Nuke" LaLoosh, who has a Major League arm but Little League aim. The management has sent for veteran Minor League catcher Crash Davis to train the rookie and get him ready for the upcoming season. The team's biggest fan, an English professor at the local college, has a tradition of choosing one Bulls player each year to be her lover and baseball/poetry prodigy, and this year she must choose between two players that have caught her eye, the pitcher and the catcher. The two ball players bait each other on and off the field, compete for the woman's affections, and eventually, send the Bulls on a winning streak.
Adventure | Recommended | Romance | Self-Discovery | Theatrical Release