Rookie of the Year
Widescreen; Sensormatic DVD
1993 - Rated PG (MPAA)
Release Date: 01/21/2003
Time: 103 mins.
Label: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
DVD Features: Region 1 Keep Case - Sensormatic Single Side - Dual Layer Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85 Full Frame - 1.33 Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo 5.1 - English Dolby Surround - English Mono - English, French Subtitles - Spanish - Optional Additional Release Material: Trailers: 1. Original Theatrical Trailer 2. Bonus Trailers 3. TV Spots (8) Interactive Features: Interactive Menus Scene Selection
A broken bone turns into a lucky break for a twelve-year-old Little Leaguer when his healed arm is capable of delivering a 100 m.p.h. fast pitch! Soon the pint-sized dreamer is the Chicago Cubs' new star, and his last-place team is headed for victory.
"...A slick featherweight comedy.....An appealing central performance by [Nicholas]..." -- Stephen Holden , (New York Times)
"...The whole film wants to carry the viewer along with the soft, warm charm of a daydream. Adding to the thrill is the employment of former and current baseball players in cameos..." -- Robert Yates , (Sight and Sound)
"...ROOKIE is a diamond daydream made of enduring stock parts..." -- Rating: B+ -- Ty Burr , (Entertainment Weekly)