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Rookie of the Year Movie Review Summary

Actors: Thomas Ian Nichols, Gary Busey, John Candy

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In this movie, a 12-year-old kid throws a 100-mph fastball and makes the Chicago Cubs. He also has an older pitcher on the Cubs to help him out. There are excellent cameos by Bobby Bonilla and Barry Bonds, hilarious screw-ups by the pitching coach, played by Daniel Stern, and brilliant play-by-play supplied by the late John Candy (Uncle Buck). The kid eventually becomes a hero by helping the Cubs win the World Series!
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   developing special abilities Kind of sports story:    -   baseball Sports story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   super strength Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles    -   Chicago Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   school    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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