Favorite Baseball Films

Includes full-length feature films, short films, made-for-TV movies and documentaries that include baseball in any way.
  1. 1. Field of Dreams (1989, Phil Alden Robinson)
    Features Shoeless Joe Jackson, Moonlight Graham and many others.
  2. 2. Major League (1989, David S. Ward)
    A miracle season with the Cleveland Indians.
  3. 3. The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont)
    The guys throw around a baseball in the prison yard.
  4. 4. Eight Men Out (1988, John Sayles)
    The story of the 1919 World Series.
  5. 5. Men in Black (1997, Barry Sonnenfeld)
    An alien ship flies over Shea Stadium during a Mets game.
  6. 6. Uncle Buck (1989, John Hughes)
    Buck lives across the street from Wrigley Field)
  7. 7. Baseball (1994, Ken Burns)
    A nine-part documentary.
  8. 8. Brewster's Millions (1985, Walter Hill)
    Brewster pitches for a semi-pro team and plays an exhibition game against the Yankees.
  9. 9. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986, John Hughes)
    Ferris is shown on TV catching a foul ball at Wrigley Field.
  10. 10. Rain Man (1988, Barry Levinson)
    Raymond has a collection of baseball cards and has memorized the statistics.
  11. 11. The Warriors (1979, Walter Hill)
    One of the gangs is the Baseball Furies.
  12. 12. A Few Good Men (1992, Rob Reiner)
    Lieutenant Caffey watches baseball and holds a bat while working on the Marines' defense.
  13. 13. Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995, John McTiernan)
    John and Zeus have to go to Yankee Stadium to find a clue as one of the terrorist's demands.
  14. 14. Bull Durham (1988, Ron Shelton)
    About two players for the minor league Durham Bulls.
  15. 15. Funny Farm (1988, George Roy Hill)
    Andy gives up novel writing to cover small-town sports and is seen attending a game.
  16. 16. A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969, Bill Melendez)
    Charlie Brown misspells "maze" at the spelling bee because he's thinking of Willie Mays.
  17. 17. Parenthood (1989, Ron Howard)
    Gil remembers his father leaving him with strangers at baseball games.
  18. 18. Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987, John Hughes)
    In a pinch, Del sells shower curtain rings as Darryl Strawberry-autographed earrings.
  19. 19. The Naked Gun (1988, David Zucker)
    Frank sings the national anthem and umpires an Angels game to stop Reggie Jackson from killing the queen.
  20. 20. The Bad News Bears (1976, Michael Ritchie)
    An ex-minor leaguer coaches a little league team.