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May 12, 2020

In John Lee Hancock’s fact-based, inspirational sports drama THE ROOKIE, Dennis Quaid stars as a high school science teacher and former pitching prospect who gets one last unexpected chance to become a Major League Baseball player.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer selects Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s SUGAR, which observes the professional and personal challenges for a pitcher from the Dominican Republic as a minor leaguer in middle America. Paul Markoff picks Robert Zemeckis’ CAST AWAY featuring Tom Hanks stranded alone on an island.

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THE ROOKIE clip courtesy Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

SUGAR clip courtesy Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

CAST AWAY clip courtesy 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Music: "Parasail" by Silent Partner

Recorded April 27, 2020.