U certificateThe Rookie is a Film programme that first aired in 2001 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Rookie is a 4 star programme

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The Rookie (2001)

Directed by
John Lee Hancock

Touching drama based on a true life story about a 35-year-old coach, who dropped out of minor league baseball twelve years earlier because of an injury, and has been coaching high school baseball since. His team's surprise success means he must honour a promise to try out as a pitcher for a professional team, with inspiring results.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2001

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Dennis QuaidDennis Quaid...Jimmy Morris
Image for Rachel GriffithsRachel Griffiths...Lorri Morris
Image for Jay HernandezJay Hernandez...Joaquin 'Wack' Campos
Beth Grant...Olline
Image for Angus T. JonesAngus T. Jones...Hunter Morris
Image for Brian CoxBrian Cox...Jim Morris Sr.
Image for Rick GonzalezRick Gonzalez...Rudy Bonilla
Chad Lindberg...Joe David West
Angelo Spizzirri...Joel De La Garza
Royce D. Applegate...Henry
Russell Richardson...Brooks
Raynor Scheine...Frank
David Blackwell...Cal
Blue Deckert...Baseball Scout Dave Patterson
Danny Kamin...Durham Manager Mac