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Eight Men Out 1988

Eight Men Out 1988

When the cheering stopped, there were... Eight Men Out.Sep. 02, 1988United States119 Min.PG
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John Sayles


John Cusack isGeorge 'Buck' Weaver
George 'Buck' Weaver
Christopher Lloyd is'Sleepy' Bill Burns
'Sleepy' Bill Burns
Charlie Sheen isOscar 'Hap' Felsch
Oscar 'Hap' Felsch
D. B. Sweeney isJoseph 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson
Joseph 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson
Clifton James isCharles 'Commie' Comiskey
Charles 'Commie' Comiskey
Michael Lerner isArnold Rothstein
Arnold Rothstein
John Mahoney isWilliam 'Kid' Gleason
William 'Kid' Gleason
David Strathairn isEddie Cicotte
Eddie Cicotte
Michael Rooker isArnold 'Chick' Gandil
Arnold 'Chick' Gandil
Don Harvey isCharles 'Swede' Risberg
Charles 'Swede' Risberg


The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates. Gamblers take advantage of this opportunity to offer some players $ to throw the series (Most of the players didn’t get as much as promised.) But Buck Weaver and the great Shoeless Joe Jackson turn back at the last minute to try and play their best. The Sox actually almost come back from a 3-1 deficit. 2 years later, the truth breaks out and the Sox are sued on multiple accounts. They are found innocent by the jury but baseball commissioner Landis has other plans. The eight players are suspended for life, and Buck Weaver, for the rest of his life, tries to clear his name.

Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Eight Men Out 1988
Original titleEight Men Out
IMDb Rating7.3 16,447 votes
TMDb Rating7.5 80 votes

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