For Love Of The Game

release date:September 17, 1999
genre:Drama
running time:129 min.
director:Sam Raimi
studio:Universal Pictures
producer(s):Marc Abraham, Ronald M. Bozman
screenplay:Michael Shaara
cast:Jena Malone, John C. Reilly, Brian Cox, Kelly Preston, Kevin Costner, Carmine Giovinazzo, Richard T. Jones
Current Tribute rating: Current rating: 3.98    Rate Movie     User Reviews

For Love Of The Game Movie Synopsis

In this latest installment in the Kevin Costner baseball trilogy­ which includes Bill Durham and Field of Dreams ­ Costner plays Billy Chapel, an aging hall-of-fame-bound pitcher who is facing retirement.

Billy loves his girlfriend (Kelly Preston) but ultimately, he's married to the game. That all changes when he finds out he's being traded to the New York Yankees. Simultaneously, his girlfriend, tired of being put on the backburner, announces she's leaving him. Billy has one final chance to prove who and what his is. While pitching a perfect game, he reminisces about the life he is now losing.

User Reviews view all…

as alove story...it hits all the bullseyes and as a film about baseball it was a grand slam.....If you ever played a competitive sport this is the movie to see...

carmine giovinazzo rulez