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Hardball (2001)

Rating:PG-13 (for thematic elements, language and some violence)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:September 14, 2001
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:Diane Lane, Keanu Reeves, Michael Jordan, John Hawkes, Stephen Cinabro
Director:Brian Robbins
Producer:Mike Tollin, Tina Nides, Jim Jacks, Sean Daniels
Writer:John Gatins
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: 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.

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