The Rookie parents guide

The Rookie

Overall A-

Jimmy Morris (Dennis Quaid) put away his childhood ambitions of playing baseball a long time ago. Now, a lost bet with his students finds the high school teacher/coach's trying out for a professional team --and proving you're never too old to chase your dreams.

Release date March 28, 2002

Violence A-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B-

Why is The Rookie rated G? The MPAA rated The Rookie G

Run Time: 127 minutes

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The Rookie
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario Not Rated F-for Family. Occasional Use of Mild Expletives, Suitable for All
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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News About "The Rookie"

Cast and Crew

The Rookie is directed by and stars Dennis Quaid.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Rookie movie is August 26, 2002. Here are some details…

The DVD release of The Rookie hits the home mark with a grand slam of bonus materials.

Director John Lee Hancock and actor Dennis Quaid provide a commentary. The featurette, The Inspirational Story of Jim Morris, gives fans an opportunity to meet the real rookie, and Spring Training offers budding ball players some tips from the pros. There are also some deleted scenes, which are introduced by the director. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French, with Spanish subtitles.

Related home video titles:

Dreams of playing baseball are central themes in A League of Their Own and The Sandlot. For other stories of inspiring teachers, check out Mr. Holland’s Opus or To Sir With Love.