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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Robert Redford
Robert Duvall
Glenn Close
Kim Basinger
Directors
Barry Levinson
Screenwriters
Running Time
134 minutes

The Natural
Rocky does baseball


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Plot
Baseball player Roy Hobbs is struck down in his pomp when he is shot by an old woman. But he's back as an unknown middle-aged veteran who fires his team to the top of the league and leading the life he always should have.


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An otherwise fine sports fantasy is dragged down by an overindulgence in sentimentality.


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