The Natural

Transforming Bernard Malamud's fabulist first novel into a mythical morality play, THE NATURAL follows the fortunes of Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) as the 19-year-old farm boy makes his way to try out with the Cubs. En route, he wins a bet by striking out the Whammer (Joe Don Baker), a slugger of Ruthian proportions, proving greatness is in his future. But...read more

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Trailer for The Natural. Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball superstardom. Robert Redford stars in this inspiring fable that begins when 14-year-old Hobbs (Redford) fashions a powerful bat from a fallen oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability, fixing his extraordinary talent in the mind of sportswriter Max Mercy (Robert Duvall), who eventually becomesinstrumental in Hobb's career. But a meeting with a mysterious woman shatters his dream. Years passand an older Hobbs reappears as a rookie from The New York Knights. Overcoming physical pain and defying those who have a stake in seeing the Knights lose, Hobbs, with his boyhood bat, has his chanceto lead the Knights to the pennant and to finally fulfill his dream.

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The Natural - Official Trailer
01:33 — The uncanny ability of a middle-aged baseball player rockets a major-league team toward the 1939 pennant. Great cast in a fine story!
The Natural - Trailer
01:06 — The uncanny ability of a middle-aged baseball player rockets a major-league team toward the 1939 pennant. Great cast in a fine story!
The Natural - Trailer
01:30 — The uncanny ability of a middle-aged baseball player rockets a major-league team toward the 1939 pennant. Great cast in a fine story!
The Natural - Trailer
01:05 — The uncanny ability of a middle-aged baseball player rockets a major-league team toward the 1939 pennant. Great cast in a fine story!
(Movie Clip) Get In The Cage
After much delay, assistant coach Red (Richard Farnsworth) summons Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) to batting practice, manager Pop (Wilford Brimley) duly (more…)
(Movie Clip) He Looks Wild
At a rail stop, sportswriter Max (Robert Duvall) arranges a showdown between The Whammer (Joe Don Baker) and young Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford), John Fi (more…)
(Movie Clip) Shoulda Been A Farmer
Manager Pop (Wilford Brimley) with commentary from Bernard Malamud's original novel, assistant Red (Richard Farnsworth) supporting, meets middle aged (more…)
The Natural - (Original Trailer)
An overaged baseball player (Robert Redford) comes out of nowhere to save his team in The Natural (1984).

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Transforming Bernard Malamud's fabulist first novel into a mythical morality play, THE NATURAL follows the fortunes of Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) as the 19-year-old farm boy makes his way to try out with the Cubs. En route, he wins a bet by striking out th… (more)

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