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Cobb (1994)
Rating:
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Lolita Davidovich, Robert Wuhl
Director: Ron Shelton
Category: Drama, Sports
Studio: Warner Bros.
Subtitles:
English,Spanish,French
Length:
129 mins

 
 

 

"Brilliant, raucous. Brazenly entertaining. Tommy Lee Jones attacks the role with breathtaking ferocity." -Terrence Rafferty, The New Yorker

Tyrus Raymond Cobb played baseball like a man charging a machine-gun nest. He gave no quarter, took no prisoners. And when his Hall of Fame career was over, Ty Cobb attacked life the same way.

The Oscar-winning co-star of The Fugitive slides home with razor-sharp spikes flashing in Cobb. Tommy Lee Jones portrays the legendary-and equally cheered an detested-Georgia Peach in this acclaimed film from writer/director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Dark Blue), also starring Robert Wuhl and Lolita Davidovich. From its recapturing of the outfielder's playing days (Roger Clemens portrays a rival pitcher) to its recreation of a 1961 Hall of Fame banquet, Cobb is a movie grand slam.

 
 
   
   

 
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