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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tom Hanks
Gena Davies
Madonna
Lori Petty
Geena Davis
Directors
Penny Marshall
Screenwriters
Lowell Ganz
Babaloo Mandel
Kim Wilson
Kelly Candaele
Running Time
124 minutes

A League of Their Own
An all-star cast and crew hit a home run in this heartwarming sports drama


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Plot
In 1943 Major League Baseball has been decimated by call-ups to the armed services, leaving the ladies to step up to the plate, literally, keeping the sport alive for a nation in need of escapism. Coached by drunken ex-player Jimmy Dugan the combats the camaraderie and jealousy of the girls to lead them to success.


Verdict
More often than not, to quote Saturday Night Live stalwart Jon Lovitz's odious scout Gappy, "Ladies, it's been a thin slice of heaven."


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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