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

US Release

09/02/1988

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Cast

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

Directors

John Sayles

Writers

Eliot Asinof, John Sayles

Cast

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

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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