Hardball


1h 46m 2001

Brief Synopsis

A slacker borrows money from a friend under the condition that he will take over and coach a little league team in the projects.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Sports
Adaptation
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Ronald L Wright
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

An aimless young man can't seem to stop gambling, drinking, and scalping tickets, even though all of his friends are settling down and making good money at legitimate jobs. Desperate for cash, he secures a loan from an acquaintance by agreeing to coach the Little League team of the Cabrini Green housing projects in Chicago. His new job gives him purpose and he starts to turn his life around.

Crew

Richard Alderete

Assistant Editor

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

Art Bartels

Grip

Ned Bastille

Editor

Ron Bedrosian

Adr Mixer

Bruce Benson

Coordinator

James Blanford

Camera Operator

Richard A Bond

Rigging Grip

Bruno Bonugli

Production Assistant

Betsy Bottando

Location Manager

Richard Brown

Rigging Grip

Tom Carlson

Music Editor

Patrick Caulfield

Costumer

David J Chamerski

Assistant Property Master

Allegra Clegg

Unit Production Manager

Christopher M Collar

Grip

David Conaghan

Rigging Electrician

Sam Conners

Stunts

Jennifer Corey

Production Coordinator

Daniel Coyle

Book As Source Material

Erin Cullen

Rotoscope Animator

William D'ambra

Property Master

Frank D Dambra

Scenic Artist

Christine Danelski

Foley Editor

Tobiasz Daszkiewicz

Stunts

Eric Davis

Production Assistant

Zack Davis

Adr Editor

Sandy De Crescent

Original Music

Deborah Dee

Hair Stylist

Paul Demarte

Camera Assistant

Tanja Deshida

Production Assistant

George Dileonardi

Transportation Coordinator

Thom Ehle

Consultant

Adam C Eichhorst

Rigging Grip

Kofi W. Elam

Stunts

Marie Elder

Production Auditor

Mark Ellis

Other

Mark Ellis

Coordinator

Leslie Anne Engel

Coordinator

Roger Fearing

Assistant Sound Editor

Tammy Fearing

Adr Editor

James Fierro

Stunts

Sara Flamm

Assistant

Cliff Fleming

Coordinator

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

John Friday

Rigging Electrician

Gretchen Gain

Costumer

Herb Gains

Executive Producer

Herb Gains

Unit Production Manager

Sherry Gallarneau

Script Supervisor

Kirk Gardener

Camera Assistant

Kirk Gardener

Steadicam Operator

Karen Garlich

Production Assistant

Thomas E Garvey

Production Assistant

John Gatins

Screenplay

Tim Gibbons

Digital Effects Artist

Agnes M Gibicar

Hair Stylist

Robert J Gomez

Rigging Electrician

Galen Goodpaster

Assistant Sound Editor

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Russell A Green

Production Assistant

Adam Griswold

Rigging Grip

Sean Grosvenor

Stunts

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Rick Hart

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Michael Hatzer

Color Timer

James Haworth

Electrician

Janice Hayen

Music

Rory Herbster

Chief Lighting Technician

Jaymes Hinkle

Production Designer

Chuck Hodes

Photography

Aaron C Holden

Assistant Property Master

Daniel S Irwin

Dialogue Editor

Mark Isham

Music

Gregory A Jackson

Camera Assistant

Francine Jamison-tanchuck

Costume Designer

Timothy Jipping

Rigging Grip

Jennifer Jobst

Costume Supervisor

Darryl E Johnson

Production Assistant

Michael Jonascu

Sound Editor

Charles David Jones

Production Assistant

George Kohut

Camera Operator

Robert Krakower

Acting Coach

Stephen Krause

Music

Ken Kugler

Music Editor

Ross L Kulma

Medic

Peter Kuttner

Camera Assistant

Micheal Lange

Grip

Mike Lansing

Production Assistant

Helena Lea

Music Editor

Daniel Leahy

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Rick Lefevour

Stunt Coordinator

John Lewis

Stunts

Aimee Lippert-bastian

Makeup Artist

Marci Liroff

Casting

Margaret Liu

Assistant Editor

Stephanie Lococo

Production Assistant

Tom Lowell

Stunts

Anthony J Lullo

Chief Lighting Technician

Eric Mahle

Production Assistant

Daniel Maldonado

Stunts

David Malley

Production Assistant

Bradley T Matthys

Rigging Grip

Cyril H Matthys

On-Set Dresser

Timothy J Maxwell

Transportation Captain

Shaun Mcclelland

Chief Lighting Technician

Kevin Mccormick

Executive Producer

Michael Mcquarn

Music Supervisor

Leslie Mikol

Production Assistant

John D. Milinac

Special Effects Coordinator

Darryl Miller

Grip

Donald Miller

Dolly Grip

Tony Mirante

Hair Stylist

Sarah Monat

Foley Artist

Michael J. Moore

Assistant Director

David Morenz

Photography

Kevin Morrow

Stunts

Melody L Moses

Assistant Director

Chris Mulsoff

Electrician

Piero Mura

Sound Editor

Josephine Nericcio

Assistant Sound Editor

Vince Nicastro

Foley Artist

Jon Nicholson

On-Set Dresser

Tina Nides

Producer

Hope A Nielsen

Loader

William R Nielsen

Steadicam Operator

William R Nielsen

Camera Operator

Aram Nigoghossian

Apprentice Editor

Stefan Nikolov

Assistant Location Manager

Kaye Nottbusch

Costumer

Richard D Oakes

Electrician

David Obermeyer

Sound Mixer

Troy O Osman

Foreman

Tyler Osman

Construction Coordinator

Carrie Oviatt

Assistant Production Coordinator

Carl Paoli

Stunts

Nina Paskowitz

Hair Stylist

Jim Passon

Color Timer

Phil Pastuhov

Camera Operator

William Patterson

Art Department Coordinator

Steve Pederson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Linda Perlin

Stunts

Jason Piccioni

Digital Effects

Keith A Pokorski

Photography

Eric Pot

Assistant Director

Larry Powell

Production Assistant

Alicia Pritchett

Assistant Location Manager

Terrie Quinlan

Tutor

Aaron Richmond

Production Assistant

Tom Richmond

Director Of Photography

Deedra Ricketts

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Peter Robb-king

Makeup

Brian Robbins

Producer

Jamie Roberts

Casting Associate

Jason Robertson

Coordinator

James F Roorda

Dolly Grip

Lawrence Root

Electrician

Benjamin Rosenberg

Assistant Director

Chris Ryerson

Grip

Lin Sanders

Costumer

Blair Scheller

Boom Operator

Patricia Schneider

Set Decorator

Jennifer T. Scott

Music Coordinator

Heather Sharpe

Production Assistant

Claire Simon

Casting

George Simpson

Sound Editor

Randy Singer

Foley Mixer

Colin Slaby

Photography

Richard Sobin

Camera Assistant

Erwin Stoff

Executive Producer

Jason Sullivan

Visual Effects Editor

Mike Sullo

Visual Effects

Robert S. Swander

Chief Lighting Technician

Michael Szakmeister

Dialogue Editor

Larry C Tankson

Stunts

David Tennenbaum

Set Designer

Teresa Thoma

Casting Assistant

Michael Tollin

Producer

Davina Turnbull

Production Assistant

Robert Ulrich

Adr Editor

Janette Vecchiarelli

Assistant

Gary Warshaw

Production Assistant

Mark Warshaw

Assistant

Bill Wauer

Rigging Electrician

Jamie Sue Weiss

Makeup Artist

Rich Wilkie

Stunts

Gene Williams

Stunts

Jeanine Wilson

Auditor

Kevin Wisor

Electrician

Katherine Wright

Costumer

Ronald L Wright

Cable Operator

Frank Yario

Video Assist/Playback

David Young

Assistant Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Sports
Adaptation
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Ronald L Wright
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 14, 2001

Released in United States on Video February 19, 2002

New Regency was previously attached to co-finance the project.

Completed shooting November 1, 2000.

Began shooting August 7, 2000.

Released in United States Fall September 14, 2001

Released in United States on Video February 19, 2002