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A League of Their Own [DVD] [1992]

Tom Hanks , Geena Davis , Penny Marshall    Suitable for 15 years and over   DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
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  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell
  • Directors: Penny Marshall
  • Writers: Babaloo Mandel, Kelly Candaele, Kim Wilson, Lowell Ganz
  • Producers: Amy Lemisch, Bill Pace, Elliot Abbott
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Arabic, German, Danish, English, Finnish, French, Greek, Hebrew, Dutch, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Croatian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Spanish, Czech, Turkish
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Run Time: 128 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00004S5SJ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 18,575 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Penny Marshall's popular 1992 comedy sheds light on a little-known chapter of American sports history with its story of a struggling team in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The league was formed when the recruiting of soldiers during World War II resulted in a shortage of men's baseball teams. The AAGPBL continued after the war (until 1954), and Marshall's movie depicts the league in full swing, beginning when a savvy baseball scout (Jon Lovitz) finds a pair of promising new players in small-town Oregon sisters (Geena Davis, Lori Petty). The sisters are signed to play for the Rockford Peaches near Chicago, whose new manager (Tom Hanks) is a former home-run king who wrecked his career with alcoholism. They're all a bunch of underdogs, and Marshall (with a witty script by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel) does a fine job of establishing a colorful team of supporting players including Madonna and (in her movie debut) Rosie O'Donnell. It's a conventional Hollywood sports story (Marshall's never been one to take dramatic risks) but the stellar cast is delightful and the movie's filled with memorable moments, witty dialogue and agreeable sentiment. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

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Penny Marshalls popular 1992 comedy sheds light on a little-known chapter of American sports history with its story of a struggling team in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The league was formed when the recruiting of soldiers during World War II resulted in a shortage of mens baseball teams. The AAGPBL continued after the war (until 1954), and Marshalls movie depicts the league in full swing, beginning when a savvy baseball scout (Jon Lovitz) finds a pair of promising new players in small-town Oregonian sisters (Geena Davis, Lori Petty). The sisters are signed to play for the Rockford Peaches near Chicago, whose new manager (Tom Hanks) is a former home-run king who wrecked his career with alcoholism. Theyre all a bunch of underdogs, and Marshall (with a witty script by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel) does a fine job of establishing a colorful team of supporting players including Madonna and (in her movie debut) Rosie ODonnell. Its a conventional Hollywood sports story (Marshalls never been one to take dramatic risks), but the stellar cast is delightful, and the movies filled with memorable moments, witty dialogue, and agreeable sentiment. And just remember: theres no crying in baseball! --Jeff Shannon

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Blu-ray release 1 Nov 2012
By Pantheon TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Blu-ray
As my title suggests this is a review of the US Import Blu-ray release.
First, and most importantly, for UK buyers....this disc is REGION FREE!!! The back of the box states this and my region-locked player plays it fine.
There are lots of review for the actual film, so in this review I'm only going to focus on the blu-ray release.

The biggest question: Is this worth replacing on Blu-ray. Answer: A resounding YES!!
The picture on the DVD has never been great, and, while the image on the blu-ray isn't perfect all the time it gets damned close. The opening scenes in the present are the grainiest the film gets; but once the films goes into flashback the picture is excellent. Colours are bright and vivid and the blacks are deep. The film continues in this vein throughout with only a few scenes showing grain or soft focus issues.
Overall, if you're a fan this is a must-own and I'm very please I bought it.

Technical specs:
2.35.1 Widescreen.
Subtitles: Danish, English, Flemish, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedith, Turkish.
Audio: English DTS-HD Master 5.1, and the following in Dolby Digital Stereo German, Spanish, French, Japanese and a Commentary.
Extras: Hour long making of documentary, Commentary, Madonna's music video, deleted scenes.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
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Format:DVD
Easily my favourite film of all time, something that everyone can enjoy, if not for the film itself, the sport, the genre, there's something for anyone! With a cast of acclaimed actors and actresses, it offers more than the average film and induces you into its tale of happiness, losses and fortune.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The drunk and the babes. 17 Aug 2011
By Spike Owen TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
It's 1943 and Baseball in the states has been decimated by all the men called up to join the services. Enter the ladies who themselves help to kick start a womens league to keep the Baseball fires burning.

The first thing any prospective first time viewer of this piece should note, is that it's not actually a film about Baseball. It's about friendships, challenges, and differing off shoots to the complications of war, it just so happens that it's the game of Baseball that brings it all together! Directed by Penny Marshall (Big), screenplay by Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel (City Slickers/Parenthood) and featuring Tom Hanks {wonderful as drunken coach Dugan} as the leading male, it's no surprise that A League Of Their Own booms with sentiment and no little amount of comedy. It is to me a very rewarding picture, the sort that wants you to chuckle along with it whilst noting the need for human interaction during a troubled time. The lady actors do great impressions of bona fide athletes, asked to parade in short skirts and entertain the watching public, these gals, led by the always engaging Geena Davis, deliver a sparky picture that never veers into maudlin territory. There are of course some sombre moments, but they are placed nicely by Marshall in the context of the films events, never trite, they serve more as tender vignettes to run alongside the frivolity on offer. Ultimately A League Of Their Own achieves its aims come the final credits, its not taxing and its not purporting to be an intelligent look at a period in history. It's asking us the viewers to feel heartened by what we just watched, and just maybe to give those girls back in the 1940s a piece of our respect, job done. 7/10
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4.0 out of 5 stars "There's no crying in baseball!" 11 April 2011
By @GeekZilla9000 TOP 100 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:DVD
After America's (eventual) entry into the Second World War, Baseball was put on effective hiatus as it awaited the return of men from military duty. Chewing Gum millionaire saw a gap in the market and pioneered a Ladies baseball league. This film isn't a historical account of events, instead it uses it as inspiration for a fictional tale which manages to capture the spirit of the venture.

The film primarily focuses on sisters Dottie and Kit, and also former baseball star Jimmy Dugan whose dependency on alcohol cut short a promising career. The personal stories of the individual characters ensures that this isn't just a film about baseball, baseball is simply the common factor which brings a bunch of girls together and encourages them to chase their ambitions. With Kit feeling overshadowed by her sister's talents, Jimmy in with a chance of experiencing some of the glory he missed out on previously, and plenty of stars-and-stripe waving this could very easily have been a soppy cheesefest. However the regular humour and Tom Hanks' portrayal of Jimmy grounds the film in reality and threads everything together in a way which feels balanced and accessible, even if you care little for Baseball or the American Dream.

This is a feel-good film but it doesn't ignore the issues of the day, wives live in dread of receiving a telegram from the forces, and when one such moment does occur it's an emotional scene which unites the team and shows how strong they've become as a group. They also find that their Girls League isn't viewed as serious sport my many, including their coach at first, but through gutsy performances on the field they manage to fight against sexist views and a system which is more interested in their looks than their talent.
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5.0 out of 5 stars dvd
Love this film not seen it in years and got it at a reasonable price as well. Would recommend it
Published 7 days ago by lorna
5.0 out of 5 stars Great film
Bought this as a present for someone who had never seen it and had no interest in baseball but they loved this film. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Liz Agnew
5.0 out of 5 stars Hit it girls
A lovely film,funny,romantic and a little bit sad . Great family film. A great look how girls base ball come to be .
Published 7 months ago by susan
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Published 9 months ago by stephen lamb
5.0 out of 5 stars What a great film ...... a must have for any collection.
Quick delivery, good price & excellent quality. Ive watched it a lot and enjoy it everytime. A must for any collection a great chick flick. Very pleased.
Published 13 months ago by trace j gwilliam
5.0 out of 5 stars For all
Watched this with my 20 year old daughter, then bought it for my 80 yr old Mum. Yes its that good. Fab story telling and one of the best Geena Davis roles by far.
Published 14 months ago by A. Ray
5.0 out of 5 stars it's film that everyone must see
it's just pure entertainment and it show's just how different women were and are treated in the professional world of sport you can knock them down put can't keep them down,it's a... Read more
Published 14 months ago by Damien Burns
4.0 out of 5 stars were one for all!!!!!!
where do i start a under rated tom hanks film for me. This is one of my favourite 90's movie with kindergarten cop it has sports it has a young tom hanks and a string full of... Read more
Published 16 months ago by georgieeeeee
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Wonderful
This DVD is a must have for any movie lover.

It's based on a true story, is historically accurate, and has a great cast list! Read more
Published 19 months ago by Munchkin
5.0 out of 5 stars Great film!
Definetly a film to watch over and over again. All star cast and a great fan of Tom Hanks and Gina Davis
Published 21 months ago by Welshdeb
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