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Eight Men Out (2008)


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Published: Beverly Hills, CA : MGM : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition:  20th anniversary ed
Description:  1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

Based on the book by Eliot Asinof

Originally released as a motion picture in 1988

Special features: Audio commentary by director John Sayles; Two-part retrospective documentary; The story behind the movie featurette; DB, the bat & the 2005 World Series featurette

John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, D.B. Sweeney, Kevin Tighe

Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes

Rating: G -- CHV rating: PG

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC

Dialogue in English or French, Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned

Related Searches:
Asinof, Eliot, -- 1919-2008 -- Film adaptations
Chicago White Sox (Baseball team) -- Drama -- History
World Series (Baseball) -- (1919) -- Drama
Baseball -- Drama -- Illinois
Sports -- Drama -- Corrupt practices -- Illinois
Baseball films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Feature films -- United States
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Additional Credits:
Sayles, John, 1950-
Pillsbury, Sarah.
Sanford, Midge.
Cusack, John, 1966-
James, Clifton, 1921-
Lerner, Michael, 1941-
Lloyd, Christopher, 1938-
Sheen, Charlie.
Strathairn, David.
Sweeney, D. B. 1961- (Daniel Bernard),
Daring, Mason.
Asinof, Eliot, 1919-2008.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

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