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Summer Catch (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 24 August 2001 (USA)
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A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player.

Director:

Michael Tollin (as Mike Tollin)

Writers:

Kevin Falls (story), Kevin Falls (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Ryan Dunne
Jessica Biel ... Tenley Parrish
Fred Ward ... Sean Dunne
Matthew Lillard ... Billy Brubaker
Brian Dennehy ... John Schiffner
Jason Gedrick ... Mike Dunne
Brittany Murphy ... Dede Mulligan
Bruce Davison ... Rand Parrish
Marc Blucas ... Miles Dalrymple
Wilmer Valderrama ... Mickey Dominguez
Corey Pearson ... Eric Van Leemer
Christian Kane ... Dale Robin
Cedric Pendleton ... Calvin Knight
Gabriel Mann ... Auggie Mulligan
Jed Rhein ... Pete (as Jed Robert Rhein)
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Storyline

Ryan Dunne, a nice high-school kid, who works hard mowing lawns for dad Sean's firm, is caught between loyalty to Sir, who cynically believes neither of his sons will even climb the social ladder, and big brother Mike, who scolds Ryan's lack of ambition to go all the way to be recruiter for for a baseball college scholarship, which Mike had to abandon due to a wound. To complicate matters, he falls in love with a snob client's daughter. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some drinking | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Summer Catch See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,018,593, 26 August 2001

Gross USA:

$19,753,553

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,772,447
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At the beginning of the film Prinze refers to "The Big Hurt" having played in the league. He is referring to hall of famer Frank Thomas. See more »

Goofs

Brubaker slides home head first. As he comes to the dugout, he is giving his team mates high-fives. The front of his uniform is spotlessly clean. See more »

Quotes

Billy: So you mow her lawn, and now you're trying to mow her lawn?
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Alternate Versions

DVD release features 12 minutes of deleted scenes. See more »

Connections

References The Court Jester (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Lovin' Each Day
Written by Rick Nowels and Gregg Alexander
Performed by Ronan Keating
Courtesy of Polydor Records Ltd. (UK)
By Arrangement with Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Well, I'm a teenager....do I feel satisfied? Absolutely not.
5 November 2001 | by Go_rated_RSee all my reviews

I hate Freddy Prinze jr. And this is no better then all his horrible movies. He is just no good. I have seen other teen's comments saying on how only adults dislike this movie. I have news for all those girls: I am not an adult, and I HATED this movie.

Notice how the trailers clearly say: "If your hot, then you'll like this movie!" Ok, that's wrong. What they meant to say is: "If your a ditzy airhead, than you'll love this "romantic comedy" made my people who don't even know what they're doing."

The plot is predictable, the acting is horrible, the directing sucks, and Mathew Lillard is a loser. Sorry, but it's the truth. It's the worst movie of the year, and it will be forgotten faster than you will forget this comment.

I'll spare you the explanation, just don't ever waste your money, ok?

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