Best Baseball Movies

Batter up! If you've got a young fan in the house, one of our best baseball movies is sure to be a home run. These movies will take you from backyard ball in The Sandlot to pro women teams in A League of Their Own to the big leagues with Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Babe Ruth. And like with little league, there are tons of life lessons and character strengths kids can learn from these picks. There's no way you'll strike out with one of these excellent films. Plus, be sure to check out our lists of great soccer, basketball, and football movies.

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Charlie Brown's All Stars! Movie Poster Image
Classic Peanuts fare stands the test of time.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Everyone's Hero Movie Poster Image
A formulaic feel-good movie with positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Angels in the Outfield Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming movie about hope and baseball.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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The Jackie Robinson Story Movie Poster Image
1950s biopic feel naive, but Robinson plays himself.
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(Release Year: 1950)
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The Rookie Movie Poster Image
Sweet, engaging true story more appealing to tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg Movie Poster Image
This gem will lift the spirits of baseball fans.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
Inspirational baseball tale about a pitcher with autism.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Perfect Game Movie Poster Image
Sentimental, inspiring tale about Little League underdogs.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Pride of the Yankees Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming baseball classic for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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Rookie of the Year Movie Poster Image
Fun, far-fetched baseball fantasy has some salty language.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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The Sandlot Movie Poster Image
Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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The Sandlot 3: Heading Home Movie Poster Image
Baseball sequel has name-calling, bullying.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Twelve Movie Poster Image
Talented young athlete overcomes challenges to excel.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings Movie Poster Image
Overlooked baseball gem for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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Henry & Me Movie Poster Image
NY Yankees inspire cancer-stricken boy in animated film.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Home Run Showdown Movie Poster Image
Mostly family-friendly sports flick dabbles in stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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A League of Their Own Movie Poster Image
Terrific story of women's baseball has great messages.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Million Dollar Arm Movie Poster Image
Feel-good sports dramedy is a fine pick for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Baseball and the Ballerina Movie Poster Image
Sweet, slow-moving father-daughter tale has mild swearing.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Eight Men Out Movie Poster Image
A treat for baseball fans but might bore others.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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For Love of the Game Movie Poster Image
An old-fashioned Hollywood sports story/romance.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Forever Strong Movie Poster Image
Uplifting jock drama is predictable but OK for older tweens.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Little Big League Movie Poster Image
Family comedy hits home run; product placement strikes out.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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The Natural Movie Poster Image
Sappy baseball movie has violence, emotional intensity.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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The Bad News Bears Movie Poster Image
Edgy '70s baseball comedy has lots of cursing, drinking.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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Bang the Drum Slowly Movie Poster Image
Talky, leisurely, and poetic baseball drama.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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Field of Dreams Movie Poster Image
Baseball crowd pleaser with a supernatural twist.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Moneyball Movie Poster Image
Fantastic, inspiring baseball drama covers all its bases.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Home Run Movie Poster Image
Athlete learns what's important in alcoholism drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Trouble with the Curve Movie Poster Image
Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Hardball Movie Poster Image
This umpire calls Hardball out at first base.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Mr. 3000 Movie Poster Image
Bernie Mac carries this risqué minor league film.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The Catcher Was a Spy Movie Poster Image
Well-made spy thriller has some war violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Screwball Movie Poster Image
Docu about MLB doping scandal has profanity, drugs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Bull Durham Movie Poster Image
Winning but mature comedy about sex and baseball.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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