Angels in the Outfield
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Updated from the 1951 film of the same name, Angels In The Outfield takes liberties with the original to bring sentimental values to a modern setting. Roger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favorite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. Sure enough, his prayers are answered in the form of angel Al (Christopher Lloyd), and, before you know it, the Angels' bitter manager (Danny Glover) is… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 35%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Uplifting (for some) fantasy-comedy-drama. Stick with original version from 1950s."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Terrible fantasy. Full of depressing things like orphans and death. No amount of angels can uplift that."
‑ Fred Topel,
"A sugary and sickening Disney remake..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Film Threat
"On behalf of Angels fans everywhere, I demand an apology from the makers of this film."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"Serviceable, but why does Tony Danza have to die?"
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"The main problem here is one that seems to plague too many movies these days -- the film simply cannot seem to settle on a tone, wildly careening from broad, silly slapstick to syrupy sentiment."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
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