Every Sunday The Hollywood Fly will put a ‘Spotlight‘ on a gem of both modern and classic cinema* that will make these summery Sunday evening’s even better. Whether it’s the whole family, a couple chilling out on the sofa, or just yourself trying to forget the coming Monday – sit down, relax and put a ‘Spring Spotlight‘ movie on.
Million Dollar Arm (2014) – TrailerTime to get rid of those Sunday afternoon blues because we’ve got an uplifting movie for all the family in the form of Disney’s Million Dollar Arm.
Plot: In 2008, J. B. Bernstein is a sports agent who finds his business being seriously outplayed by his deep-pocketed competitors. Inspired by reality shows and Indian cricket games on TV, Bernstein gets the bold idea of finding cricket players in India and training them to become pro baseball players in America. After a long search, Bernstein finds two talented, but non-cricket playing, youths, Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel. Together, Berthstein takes his prospects to Los Angeles where they find mastering a new sport in a foreign land a daunting challenge. As these boys struggle amid an alien culture, Bernstein must find a way to make their dream come true. In doing, Bernstein finds a deeper humanity to his work with growing friendships he never expected to have.
Million Dollar Arm has something for everyone and will definitely make that Sunday afternoon a little brighter.
Cast: Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton
Available now on Netflix UK
Suitable for: All the family (BBFC Rating: PG)
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