The Natural

The Natural (1984)

He lived for a dream that wouldn't die.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1984-05-11
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 333 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.

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  • Robert Redford

    as Roy Hobbs
  • Robert Duvall

    as Max Mercy
  • Glenn Close

    as Iris Gaines
  • Kim Basinger

    as Memo Paris
  • Wilford Brimley

    as Pop Fisher
  • Barbara Hershey

    as Harriet Bird
  • Robert Prosky

    as The Judge
  • Richard Farnsworth

    as Red Blow
  • Joe Don Baker

    as The Whammer
  • Darren McGavin

    as Gus Sands (uncredited)
  • Michael Madsen

    as Bump Bailey
  • John P. Finnegan

    as Sam Simpson (as John Finnegan)
  • Alan Fudge

    as Ed Hobbs
  • Ken Grassano

    as Al Fowler
  • Mike Starr

    as Boone
  • Mickey Treanor

    as Doc Dizzy
  • Jon Van Ness

    as John Olsen
  • Anthony J. Ferrara

    as Coach Wilson
  • George Wilkosz

    as Bobby Savoy
  • Paul Sullivan Jr

    as Young Roy
  • Rachel Hall

    as Young Iris
  • Sibby Sisti

    as Pirates Manager
Art Angelo P. Graham Production Design
Art James J. Murakami Production Design
Directing Barry Levinson Director
Production Mark Johnson Producer
Editing Stu Linder Editor
Sound Randy Newman Original Music Composer
Camera Caleb Deschanel Director of Photography
Art Mel Bourne Production Design
Writing Roger Towne Screenplay
Production Roger Towne Executive Producer
Writing Bernard Malamud Novel
Writing Phil Dusenberry Screenplay
Production Philip M. Breen Executive Producer
Art Speed Hopkins Production Design