What? A Chick Flick?
No way, A League Of Their Own is as pure a baseball movie as you will ever find.
The scene that really sold on its merits is when Tom Hanks stumbles into the women's locker room and takes a huge leak in front of the whole team. What can I say, it makes me laugh...
Classic Baseball comedy.
Hanks is perfect as the former star ballplayer who has hit the skids.
Watching the excruciatingly painful restraint that Hanks exhibits when NOT yelling at the girls after an error is watching a volcano cap itself.
Geena Davis is perfect as the best player out there, with Lori Petty as the pesky kid sister who needs to win one against her elder very badly.
Any ballplayer relates to wanting to finally beat your older brother or sister.
If you don't get pumped for the end of this movie's baseball sequences, you just don't love the game.
Please feel free to post your own lists, I am always ready to learn what you guys think:)
Leaving the original Bad News Bears out of my top 5 hurt, but Tanner captures the spirit of both of the first 2 films nicely.
The remake of BNB is also a lot of fun, having a strip club as the sponsor was a natural progression from Chico's Bail Bond's.
Bull Durham? I never cared that much, the same for The Babe. Stuff like Brewsters Millions or Angels in the Outfield, kids stuff.
The one I really need to mention is the 1979 version of The Kid From Left Field, where Gary Coleman leads the Padres to a World Series Title. True Sci fi...
There are lots of other good ones, jog my memory ;)