The Slugger's Wife
The Slugger's Wife (1985)

This routine film should have been called the "rock singer's husband" because it is about the life of a baseball player affected by his love for a singer. Darryl Palmer (Michael O'Keefe) plays for the Atlanta Braves, and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 9, 2004
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Simon's not in a lighthearted mood, and so the silliness of the story gets bogged down in all sorts of gloomy neuroses, angry denunciations, and painful self-analysis.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Neil Simon on auto-pilot; the results are dreadful

Janet Maslin
New York Times

Resoundingly unfunny.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

It is one of the most disappointing, least credible films about baseball in recent memory.

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