Stealing Home (1988)


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Bittersweet and moving, this character study looks at the life of a failed professional baseball player who returns to his hometown, after years of wandering about, to attend to the ashes of a good friend who has committed suicide. Much of the story centers on his reflections upon his life and his relationship with the troubled girl.

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Steven Kampmann, Will Aldis, Eric Gethers
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 23, 1999
Warner Home Video


as Billy Wyatt

as Katie Chandler

as Ginny Wyatt

as Alan Appleby at 16

as Alan Appleby at 38

as Billy Wyatt at 16

as Sam Wyatt

as Hank Chandler

as Grace Chandler

as Bud Scott

as Sexy Neighbor

as Billy Wyatt as a Chi...

as Mrs. Parks

as Laura Appleby

as Nathan Appleby

as Tennis Girl

as "Special Appearance"

as Laura Appleby

as Tennis Girl
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Critic Reviews for Stealing Home

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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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July 19, 2005

Audience Reviews for Stealing Home


Enjoyable and sporadically disarming character study about a gifted athlete who renews his commitment to baseball after several years of aimless drifting. An ensemble cast does a fine job with this bittersweet tale.

Dean McKenna

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