The Natural

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The Natural (1984)

PG 137 min - Drama - 11 May 1984
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An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.

Director:  Barry Levinson

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Storyline

An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.


Tagline: He lived for a dream that wouldn't die.

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  11 May 1984

Box Office

Budget:  $28,000,000
Revenue:  $47,951,979

Company Credits

Production Companies:  TriStar Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 17 min