Soul of the Game (1996)


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This docudrama recounts the struggles faced by African American baseball players as they tried to gain entrance into the big leagues. Players featured include Jackie Robinson and Josh Gibson.

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: David Himmelstein
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 23, 2001
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as Satchel Paige

as Josh Gibson

as Jackie Robinson

as Branch Rickey

as Wilkie Wilkinson

as Grace

as Zo Perry

as Cumberland Posey

as Frank Duncan

as Gus Greenlee

as Happy Chandler

as Pete Harmon

as Steve Buckley

as Link Rudolph

as Orderly #1

as Reporter

as Clark Griffith

as Bill Robinson

as John Givens Reporter

as Roy Campanella

as Goon #2

as Radio Announcer

as Orderly #2

as Grays Manager

as Jesse Williams

as Bellhop

as Adult Willie Mays

as Roy Campanella
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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Akin to a bloop single: it's not pretty but it gets the job done, even if only for a little bit.

Full Review… | August 1, 2010

A great story told in a great way.

April 15, 2005
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Baseball fans will appreciate it far more than non-fans, and it's worth a look for the history despite the awkwardly forced cinematic moments

Full Review… | February 17, 2002
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November 3, 2005

July 27, 2002
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