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Nick Hornby's acclaimed memoir about one man's struggle to balance his love of a woman and his love for soccer was the basis of a well-reviewed British film in 1997, and now gets a Americanized rewrite with this picture, in which the game is changed from soccer to baseball. Ben (Jimmy Fallon) is a high-school teacher who meets Lindsay (Drew Barrymore), who has a successful career in business. Ben and Lindsay don't appear to have much in common on the surface, but they hit it off and are soon involved in a serious romance. But when spring rolls around, Lindsay becomes aware of the true love of Ben's life -- the Boston Red Sox. Despite the team's lamentable record, Ben has been a fiercely loyal Red Sox fan since childhood, and Lindsay finds it hard to compete with his passion for baseball, while Ben is forced to choose between the obsessions of his youth and the enthusiasms of a responsible adult. Fever Pitch was shot in part in Boston during the 2004 baseball season, which to the surprise of the filmmakers saw the Red Sox winning baseball's world series for the first time since 1918. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:April 8, 2005

Cast

Drew Barrymore
as Lindsey
Jimmy Fallon
as Ben Wrightman
Jason Spevack
as Ben (1980)
Jack Kehler
as Al
Maureen Keiller
as Viv
Lenny Clarke
as Uncle Carl
Ione Skye
as Molly
KaDee Strickland
as Robin
Marissa Jaret Winokur
as Sarah
Evan Helmuth
as Troy
Brandon Craggs
as Casey
Isabella Fink
as Audrey
Miranda Black
as Carrie
Greta Onieogou
as Tammy
Johnny Sneed
as Chris
James B. Sikking
as Doug Meeks
Michael Rubenfeld
as Ian
Willie Garson
as Kevin
Armando Riesco
as Gerard
Zen Gesner
as Steve
Siobhan Fallon-Hogan
as Lana
JoBeth Williams
as Maureen Meeks
Mark Andrada
as Ezra
Charlotte Sullivan
as Spin Instructor
Scott Desano
as Binocular Guy
Lizz Alexander
as Charlene
Don Gavin
as Cop
Andrew Wilson
as Grant Wade
Gina Clayton
as Lady At Other Table
Wayne Fleming
as Leon
Bobby Curcuro
as Loiterer
Bart Bedford
as Man At Other Table
Jason Varitek
as Himself
Johnny Damon
as Himself
Trot Nixon
as Himself
George King
as Mr. Munsell
Jackie Burroughs
as Mrs. Warren
John Boylan
as Myerson
J. C. Kenny
as Reporter
Quancetia Hamilton
as Rita
Howard Nickerson
as Usher
Matt Watts
as Valet
George Ghali
as Vern (gym Teacher)
Andrea Davis
as Wife
Darren Frost
as Zach
Sharlene Yuen
as Receptionist
Geoffrey Williamson
as High School Kid #1
Dennis Eckersley
as Himself
Keith Macwhorter
as Himself
Melinda Lopez
as Sheri
Sam Dissanayake
as Mr. Abdo
Peter Gammons
as Himself
Steve Levy
as Reporter At Spring Training
Tim McCarver
as Himself
Don Orsillo
as Himself
Harold Reynolds
as Himself
Matthew Peart
as High School Kid #2
David Klar
as High School Kid #3
Jermaine Plummer
as High School Kid #4
Erin Nanstad
as Female Fan
Johnny Cicco
as Obnoxious Fan
Brian Hayes Currie
as Screaming Fan
Bob Weekes
as Hot Dog Vendor #1
John Ruggiero
as Hot Dog Vendor #2
Danny Murphy
as 1980's Vendor #1
Dan Cummings
as 1980's Vendor #2
Daniel Greene
as Waiter
Jordan Leandre
as Himself
Jason Varitek
as Himself
Scott Desano
as Binocular Guy
Johnny Sneed
as Chris
Dan Cummings
as 1980's Vendor #2
Trot Nixon
as Himself
Johnny Damon
as Himself
Howard Nickerson
as Usher
Daniel Greene
as Waiter
Sharlene Yuen
as Receptionist
JoBeth Williams
as Maureen Meeks
Siobhan Fallon-Hogan
as Lana
Quancetia Hamilton
as Rita
Gina Clayton
as Lady At Other Table
Andrea Davis
as Wife
Darren Frost
as Zach
Geoffrey Williamson
as High School Kid #1
John Ruggiero
as Hot Dog Vendor #2
Zen Gesner
as Steve
Michael Rubenfeld
as Ian
Bobby Curcuro
as Loiterer
Brian Hayes Currie
as Screaming Fan
Keith Macwhorter
as Himself
Mark Andrada
as Ezra
Melinda Lopez
as Sheri
Charlotte Sullivan
as Spin Instructor
J. C. Kenny
as Reporter
Don Orsillo
as Himself
Steve Levy
as Reporter At Spring Training
Peter Gammons
as Himself
Danny Murphy
as 1980's Vendor #1
Sam Dissanayake
as Mr. Abdo
Erin Nanstad
as Female Fan
Jermaine Plummer
as High School Kid #4
Matt Watts
as Valet
Andrew Wilson
as Grant Wade
Miranda Black
as Carrie
David Klar
as High School Kid #3
Lizz Alexander
as Charlene
Matthew Peart
as High School Kid #2
George Ghali
as Vern (gym Teacher)
Greta Onieogou
as Tammy
Harold Reynolds
as Himself
Bob Weekes
as Hot Dog Vendor #1
Brandon Craggs
as Casey
Don Gavin
as Cop
Wayne Fleming
as Leon
John Boylan
as Myerson
Willie Garson
as Kevin
Evan Helmuth
as Troy
Johnny Cicco
as Obnoxious Fan
Armando Riesco
as Gerard
Tim McCarver
as Himself
Marissa Jaret Winokur
as Sarah
Dennis Eckersley
as Himself
Jackie Burroughs
as Mrs. Warren
Bart Bedford
as Man At Other Table
Isabella Fink
as Audrey
George King
as Mr. Munsell
James B. Sikking
as Doug Meeks

Crew

Peter Farrelly
Director
Bobby Farrelly
Director
Bradley Thomas
Producer
Amanda Posey
Producer
Alan Greenspan
Producer
Drew Barrymore
Producer
Gil Netter
Producer
Nancy Juvonen
Producer
Nick Hornby
Book Author
Babaloo Mandel
Screenwriter
Lowell Ganz
Screenwriter
Matthew Leonetti
Cinematographer
Manish Raval
Musical Direction/Supervision
Alan E. Baumgarten
Editor
Maher Ahmad
Production Designer
Marc S. Fischer
Executive Producer
David Evans
Executive Producer
Nick Hornby
Executive Producer
Sophie De Rakoff
Costume Designer
Douglas Cluff
Painter
Eric Levenson
Painter
Roland Gauvin
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