"Cobb" (also known as "Homerun") is a Biography/Drama/Sport film directed by Ron Shelton, and written by Ron Shelton (screenplay), released on December 02 of 1994 in the USA . Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Wuhl are starring, alongside Lolita Davidovich, Ned Bellamy, Scott Burkholder and Allan Malamud.
Everyone hated this baseball legend. And he loved it.
Who directed "Cobb":
Cobb was directed by Ron Shelton, an American writer, director, and producer.
Before Cobb, Ron Shelton had directed White Men Can't Jump, released in 1992, Blaze (1989), Bull Durham (1988). Since, he directed Play It to the Bone, released in 1999, Dark Blue (2002), Hollywood Homicide (2003).
When was "Cobb" released:
Cobb was first released in the United States on Friday, December 02, 1994. Also released on Friday, December 02, 1994 have been Tom & Viv (dir. Brian Gilbert), Trapped in Paradise (dir. George Gallo), and To Die For (dir. Peter Mackenzie Litten). This was twenty-five (25) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 07, 1995 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, June 07, 1995 in France; Thursday, August 24, 1995 in Germany and on Monday, November 20, 1995 in Spain.
Who is at the casting of "Cobb":
At the casting of Cobb we find Tommy Lee Jones, previously seen in Blue Sky (1994) and Natural Born Killers (1994); Robert Wuhl (Blue Chips (1994), The Bodyguard (1992)); Lolita Davidovich (Intersection (1994), Boiling Point (1993)) [ more... ]
- William Utay and Lolita Davidovich, Bill Caplan, Doug Krikorian also worked together in Play It to the Bone, released in 1999.
- Robert Wuhl, Lolita Davidovich and Jay Chevalier can all be seen in Blaze, released in 1989.
- Lou Myers and Tommy Lee Jones have both also be seen in Volcano, released in 1997.
- Ned Bellamy and Scott Burkholder also worked together in House IV, released in 1992.
What is the Storyline of "Cobb":
Sportswriter Al Stump (Robert Wuhl) is hired in 1959 as ghostwriter of an authorized autobiography of the great Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, one of the best baseball players of all time. Now 72 and in failing health, Cobb (Tommy Lee Jones) wants an official biography to "set the record straight" before he dies.
Cobb wants a sanitized hagiography which will present him virtually without flaws. Such books were common in earlier decades and the public images of many players (such as Babe Ruth, whom Cobb [...]
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