The Sandlot Movie Review Summary

Actors: Scott Smalls, Benny Rodriguez

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Sandlot

A bunch of kids live a neighborhood, where all kids do is play baseball. This movie stars Scott Smalls (Tom Guiry) as a nerdy kid who moves into this neighborhood and has trouble making friends. Then he meets Benny Rodriguez (Mike Vitar) who makes him one of the sandlot kids. But Smalls still has a lot to learn. He doen't even know who Babe Ruth is!!!! Well, on the one day they start to accept him, he knocks a Babe signed ball into the clutches of "The Beast." The Beast is this big, ugly, monster thing that is in every kids nightmare. Now the sandlot kids have to get the ball back!!! In the end, the pickle the beast ans meets the beast's owner Mr. Mertle (James Earl Jones) who ends up being a good friend. This movie is SO great, adn you haven't lived until you've watched it!
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The review of this Movie prepared by AJ Deitrich

This movie is set in Los Angeles, circa 1962. It features nine mischievous kids who have fun learning how to play baseball. The ghost of Babe Ruth makes a guest appearance, and James Earl Jones has a spectacular cameo. In the end, one of the kids marries his longtime crush, another kid almost reaches the major leagues, and Benny becomes a legend in the neighborhood and eventually makes the Dodgers.
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Script Analysis of The Sandlot

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kind of sports story:    -   baseball Sports story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   athlete Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   school    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10    -   Ages 10-15

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