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Summer Catch

Release Date:August 24, 2001
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Freddie Prinze Jr, Jessica Biel, Matthew Lillard, Brittany Murphy, Fred Ward
Director:Mike Tollin
Producer:Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins, Sam Weisman
Writer:John Gatins, Kevin Falls, Kevin Wade
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: This summer couldn't be more crucial for Ryan Dunne, a blue-collar kid with aspirations to become a major league baseball player. Every summer, the hottest college ball players descend upon Cape Cod to pursue their baseball dreams during the day and blow off steam in town at night. The first local boy in years to earn a slot in the team, Ryan finally got his shot...but the temptations off-field are getting in the way of his commitment to the game. Soon, Ryan is distracted by a beautiful young woman who summers in the town with her family. As the friction builds between his loyal townie friends and his cocky teammates, Ryan's rivalry with hotshot teammate Eric comes to a head. When a major league scout comes along, however, he tries to push the pangs of romance and player rivalry aside, because his sports talent may be his only ticket out of the small industrial town.

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