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Eight Men Out
Directed by:
John Sayles

Starring John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, John Mahoney and Charlie Sheen, "Eight Men Out" (also known as "Otto uomini fuori", "Acht Mann und ein Skandal") is a Drama/History/Sport film directed by John Sayles, and written by John Sayles (screenplay), released in the USA on September 02 of 1988.

The inside story of how the national pastime became a national scandal.

Who is the director of "Eight Men Out":

Eight Men Out was directed by John Sayles, an American writer, actor, director, and producer.

Before directing Eight Men Out, John Sayles had directed Matewan, released in 1987, The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Baby It's You (1983), Lianna (1983), Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980). Since, he directed City of Hope, released in 1991, Passion Fish (1992), The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), Men with Guns (1997), Limbo (1999), and Casa de los babys (2003).

What was the release date of "Eight Men Out":

Eight Men Out was first released in the United States on Friday, September 02, 1988. Also released on this day were Freeway (dir. Francis Delia), The Deceivers (dir. Nicholas Meyer), and Rocket Gibraltar (dir. Daniel Petrie). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, June 29, 1989 in Australia.

What is the casting of "Eight Men Out":

At the casting of Eight Men Out we find John Cusack, previously seen in Broadcast News (1987) and Hot Pursuit (1987); Clifton James (The Untouchables (1987), Where Are the Children? (1986)); Michael Lerner (Movers & Shakers (1985), Strange Invaders (1983)) [ more... ]

  • David Strathairn, Gordon Clapp, Jace Alexander, Kevin Tighe and Michael Mantell also appeared in Matewan, released in 1987.
  • Michael Mantell and David Strathairn, Jace Alexander, Kevin Tighe also appeared in City of Hope, released in 1991.
  • Don Harvey, Perry Lang and Kevin Tighe also worked together in Men of War, released in 1994.
  • Richard Edson and Charlie Sheen can be seen in Platoon, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "Eight Men Out":

The 1919 Chicago White Sox are considered the greatest team in baseball and, in fact, one of the greatest ever assembled to that point. However, the team's owner, Charles Comiskey, is a skinflint with little inclination to reward his players for a spectacular season.

When a gamblers gets wind of the players' discontent, it offers a select group of Sox — including star pitcher Eddie Cicotte — more money to play badly than they would have earned by winning the World Series against the [...]

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