Eight Men Out

85
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1988
  • Running time: 119 min
Terrific true account of the infamous 1919 Black Sox Scandal, in which eight ballplayers from the Chicago White Sox threw the World Series for $80,000. Fine ensemble!
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Terrific true account of the infamous 1919 Black Sox Scandal, in which eight ballplayers from the Chicago White Sox threw the World Series for $80,000. Fine ensemble!

Original Release

09/02/1988

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Cast

Christopher Lloyd 'Sleepy' Bill Burns
John Cusack George 'Buck' Weaver
Charlie Sheen Oscar 'Hap' Felsch
Michael Lerner Arnold Rothstein
Jane Alexander Dickie Kerr
D.B. Sweeney Joseph 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson
Clifton James Charles 'Commie' Comiskey
John Mahoney William 'Kid' Gleason
David Strathairn Eddie Cicotte
Michael Rooker Arnold 'Chick' Gandil
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Sayles

Writers

Eliot Asinof, John Sayles

Cast

Christopher Lloyd 'Sleepy' Bill Burns
John Cusack George 'Buck' Weaver
Charlie Sheen Oscar 'Hap' Felsch
Michael Lerner Arnold Rothstein
Jane Alexander Dickie Kerr
D.B. Sweeney Joseph 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson
Clifton James Charles 'Commie' Comiskey
John Mahoney William 'Kid' Gleason
David Strathairn Eddie Cicotte
Michael Rooker Arnold 'Chick' Gandil
Don Harvey Charles 'Swede' Risberg
James Read Claude 'Lefty' Williams
Perry Lang Fred McMullin
Gordon Clapp Ray Schalk
Bill Irwin Eddie Collins
Richard Edson Billy Maharg
Kevin Tighe Joseph 'Sport' Sullivan
Michael Mantell Abe Attell
John Anderson Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Studs Terkel Hugh Fullerton

Producers

Barbara Boyle Executive Producer
Jerry Offsay Executive Producer
Sarah Pillsbury Producer
Midge Sanford Producer
Peggy Rajski Producer

Editors

John Tintori

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