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Stealing Home (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 26 August 1988 (USA)
Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with ... See full summary »

Directors:

Steven Kampmann, William Porter (as Will Aldis)

Writers:

Steven Kampmann, William Porter (as Will Aldis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Harmon ... Billy Wyatt
Blair Brown ... Ginny Wyatt
Jonathan Silverman ... Teenage Alan Appleby
Harold Ramis ... Alan Appleby
William McNamara ... Teenage Billy Wyatt
Richard Jenkins ... Hank Chandler
John Shea ... Sam Wyatt
Jodie Foster ... Katie Chandler
Christine Jones Christine Jones ... Grace Chandler
Beth Broderick ... Lesley
Jane Brucker Jane Brucker ... Sheryl
Ted Ross ... Bud Scott
Thacher Goodwin ... Young Billy Wyatt
Yvette Croskey Yvette Croskey ... Young Robin Parks
Ollie Davidson Ollie Davidson ... Robin Parks
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Storyline

Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is called back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with them, he remembers the past and the relationship they had. In doing so he finds himself again. Written by Gavin A. Fear <g-fear@uwe.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

Stealing hearts, stealing laughs, stealing memories

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den största kärleken See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,346,864, 28 August 1988

Gross USA:

$7,467,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,467,504
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In one of the flashbacks, Jodie Foster's character says she is 16 years old. Foster was ten years older than that when she made the film. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, when Katie and Billy jump into grandmother's pool, they approach the pool from the narrow, short side. Later in the movie, when Billy returns to the pool, he makes the same approach, but the pool has flipped a quarter of a turn. He is now looking at the wide side of the pool. See more »

Quotes

Katie Chandler: I love you, Billy boy!
Billy Wyatt: [voiceover] That was the last time I ever saw her.
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Connections

References Gunsmoke (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Moonglow (Instrumental)
Written by Will Hudson, Edgar De Lange & Irving Mills
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Stole my heart...
14 January 2004 | by Lil__PSee all my reviews

This is one of my all time favorite movies. I'm amazed how so few people have heard of it. It's certainly a hidden treasure and I encourage people to give it a good look. It's very romantic, tragic and funny all at once. I particularly love Katy's character (played by Jody Foster). She is every girl and woman rolled into one...


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