Pastime (1991)

This highly rated independent production was written years before Bull Durham, and though it covers much of the same territory, it is considered worth seeing in its own right. In the story, Roy Dean Bream (William Russ) is too old to be… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 8, 2003
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Plays an honorable game, tackling the touchy subject of ageism on the baseball field. But it's ultimately a hollow attempt, one that thinks that just by touching on a subject that it makes up a plot.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Pastime is a thoughtfully made and intimate drama about a veteran relief pitcher for a class D professional team who turns to mentoring a younger player as his way of saluting the sport he loves.

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Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

Great film on minor league baseball in a different time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
An aging pitcher takes a promising African-American hurler under his wing in the minor leagues. The title of this film is a pun: baseball is America's… More
Anthony Lewis
Now a lot of you movie fans will read this synopsis and immediately draw several allusions to the 1988 Baseball classic Bull Durham with Kevin Costner and Tim… More