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Bull Durham Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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Annie Savoy (Sarandon) is a big fan of her home town Class A baseball team, the Durham Bulls. So big a fan that she chooses one player a year to be her lover -- sort of to cultivate him as a man and as a ballplayer. But this year she can't make up her mind between the hot young pitcher, Ebby Calvin "Nuke" LaLoosh (Robbins), who has a great fastball but no control or maturity, and veteran minor league catcher Crash Davis (Costner), who has been brought to the team to prepare Nuke for the big leagues. So the two men compete for the affections of Annie, the two ballplayers compete for a future in the game, and the two veterans (man and woman) help get the young hotshot's head straight. Writer-director Ron Shelton put together this winning 1988 guy's sports/girl's chick movie out of his experiences in as a minor league player in the Carolina and Texas leagues.
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The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus




This movie follows an avid fan of a North Carolina minor-league baseball team who is the object of affection for two men. Tim Robbins plays a young up-and-coming pitcher for the Bulls, and Kevin Costner counters as an older seasoned veteran. Both men engage in a lovefest with the fan, beautifully portrayed by Susan Sarandon. The film provides a tasty combination of friendship, love and baseball.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of sports story:    -   baseball Sports story?    -   Yes Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   athlete Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Northeast    -   Deep South    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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