Inteqam: The Perfect Game (2003) is available on Netflix United States. One of the boys has a cruel, seemingly alcoholic father grieving the death of an older son, and the coach also gets drunk after being called a "towel boy." Don’t worry, it won’t take long. There, they made it to the finals and defeated the highly favored team from La Mesa, California by a score of 4–0. Verified reviews are considered more trustworthy by fellow moviegoers. I thought it was a classic "feel good" family movie. Before traveling to the United States, the Little League team of the Industriales de Monterrey Baseball Club, played two seasons on the local 4 team Little League circuit before qualifying, as the second Little League team coming from outside of the United States and Canada; they participated in the southern area regional tournaments, which qualified them for the Little League World Series, held every August in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The Perfect Game so expertly uses the charisma and personalities of the actors, especially the young ones, that it's thrilling anyway. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Whatever else you might say about the movie, from technical merits to some pretentious, impressive-sounding mumbo-jumbo, that’s an artistic achievement as special as a perfect game. (as Anthony Quinonez), Gerardo Gonzalez When Kathy arrives at horse camp, she realizes that she must deal with Stacy, the resident mean girl. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. It is a privilege to have this true story in my DVD collection for a walk down memory lane. Racial insults like "towel boy," "old colored man," "wetbacks," and "those Mexicans," etc. |, April 30, 2010 Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. | Rating: 5/10 With Clifton Collins Jr., Cheech Marin, Moises Arias, Jake T. Austin. [11] Louis Gossett Jr. was also in attendance for the premiere. Browse from thousands of movies and shows. |, May 13, 2014 Join for a free month. Inteqam: The Perfect Game Assistant Commissioner of Police, Uday Dhirendra Thakur, is a rogue cop, known for his relentlessness in pursuing criminals, and bringing them to justice, failing which, killing them in false encounters. The only buyer is evil. Like NetflixReleases on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and we keep you posted about what is new on Netflix and what will expire soon on Netflix. [13], This article is about the 2009 American drama film. I thought the acting in this movie was a little forced, but it was not terrible. César Faz (Clifton Collins Jr.), moves to Monterrey, Mexico, after he is let go by the St. Louis Cardinals from his job as a clubhouse attendant. Title: Want to watch for free? click here. Cinemark |, April 25, 2011 A boy's death -- during a stickball game -- is recounted and alluded to several times.

Notable only for being a catalog of just about every kid-pic cliche' ever committed to film. Ángel convinces César to help recruit and coach Monterrey's first-ever Little League team. Complications arise when Ty threatens to take away his rival's title and girlfriend. The border between Mexico and Texas was portrayed as an out-in-the-middle-of-nowhere border crossing along a dirt road, instead of a bridge border-crossing over the Rio Grande. NetflixReleases is not endorsed, moderated, owned by or affiliated with Netflix or any of its partners. Most of our subscribers receive their discs within two business days. The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. That was very different. [1] The film is based on the events leading to the 1957 Little League World Series, which was won by the first team from outside the United States, the Industrial Little League of Monterrey, Mexico, who defeated the heavily favored U.S. | Rating: 2/4 Watch the trailer. All promotional material including but not limited to trailers, images, logo's and videos are all copyright to their respective owners. You're almost there! Netflix is a registered trademark of Netflix, Inc. A facilitator. Forgot your password? Ty Hargrove wants to be a champion dirt track racer, but that takes money and support, two things he's short on. | Fresh (25) Still want to view it? Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. Another funny aspect to this movie: the kids from Mexico all talk English amongst themselves. 1-month free trial! I think all the kids do a pretty good job. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children. Anyone much older than, say, 10, will likely find the underdog saga sappy and manipulative, not to mention filled with sports movie cliches, including the following statement: "It will take a miracle to make them into a real team.". Also, kids learn about overcoming odds, working as a team, and relying on faith when confronted with obstacles.

Cheech Marin does a good job playing the priest. Parents need to know that this inspiring sports drama about a Mexican Little League team that made it all the way to the World Series is a fine pick for most kids.

These kids, led by their priest and a down-and-out former major leaguer embark on a journey through the southern US and up into Williamsport, PA for the Championship game. The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. As IMDb celebrates its 30th birthday, we have six shows to get you ready for those pivotal years of your life ... your 30s. Based on a true story. (as Carlos Padilla Lenero), Fidel Ruiz The film is based on a true story about a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico, who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series in 1957. A young boy, with help from his family, lets nothing stand between him and his dream to play in the twelve-year-old world series. They had to overcome financial issues, discrimination and not having a coach for a while. Parents urged to give parental guidance. |, August 13, 2010 NetflixReleases is an unofficial site for Netflix fans. An eleven-year-old boy finds a way of overcoming life's obstacles with the help of a grumpy coach who aids him in having the best summer of his life. This FAQ is empty. (as Alfredo Rodriguez). The Perfect Game proves that you don't always have to reach for lofty heights to work. Coming Soon, Regal I had read before that Mexico had won the Little League World Series in 1957 and 1958. I had no idea what they had to go through just to make it happen. The film is based on the events leading to the 1957 Little League World Series, which was won by the first team from outside the United States, the Industrial Little League of Monterrey, Mexico, who defeated the heavily favored U.S. team. He also commented that, "although the story seems like a fable, it reflected true events."
The film scenes in Monterrey, which is the leading industrial center, one of the largest Mexican cities for over 100 years and a major center for science and research in Mexico, depicted the city as a two-burro village where the children played ball in the dirt choked streets with pigs and chickens serving as bases. Yeah, it won't win any awards, but it will win over your heart. [From] the second minute of the movie I knew every single thing that was going to happen and there was not a single surprise. "There's a criminal I've employed. It's hard not to root for an underdog, especially a relentlessly optimistic one, and the reality is Game has a lot of heart. | Rating: 7/10

Mercifully, that isn’t what happened with The Perfect Game. Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. For other uses, see, "The Little League World Series' Only Perfect Game", "Clifton Collins Jr. on "The Perfect Game, "Post Logic Studios Completes Digital Intermediate and VFX Work for The Perfect Game", "Lionsgate's 'Perfect Game': Bumped to season's end? They encountered many adversities including nearly being deported and the bigotry that wouldn't allow them into certain restaurants or travel on certain buses. |, December 2, 2013 When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. It started out slow but turned out to be an ok flick about a Mexican little league team. The Perfect Game ", "Eva Longoria absolument divine... pour son retour au pays", "Mr. Gossett attends the Guadalajara Film Festival", "Lionsgate's novel plan of attack: Blitz 'em", "Little League World Series’ Only Perfect Game", "Golden Anniversary of Little League’s "Perfect Game" Celebrated", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Perfect_Game&oldid=982597296, Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from August 2012, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Riley Wells as a spectator at the Little League World Series, This page was last edited on 9 October 2020, at 03:53. [5] Ben Apatoff of MLB.com felt that the film was a strong family movie that appeals to baseball history buffs or any person who could relate to a child in love with the game. The Perfect Game is a 2009 American drama film directed by William Dear, based on the 2008 book of the same name written by W. William Winokur.