For Love of the Game

For Love of the Game (1999)

Billy Chapel must choose between the woman he loves and the game he lives for.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1999-09-17
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 400 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Sam Raimi
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From 400 Ratings


A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.

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  • Kevin Costner

    as Billy Chapel
  • Kelly Preston

    as Jane Aubrey
  • John C. Reilly

    as Gus Sinski
  • Jena Malone

    as Heather Aubrey
  • Brian Cox

    as Gary Wheeler
  • J.K. Simmons

    as Frank Perry
  • Vin Scully

    as Self
  • Steve Lyons

    as Self
  • Carmine Giovinazzo

    as Ken Strout
  • Bill E. Rogers

    as Davis Birch
  • Hugh Ross

    as Mike Udall
  • Domenick Lombardozzi

    as Tow Truck Driver
  • Arnetia Walker

    as Airport Bartender
  • Larry Joshua

    as Yankee Fan in Bar
  • Greer Barnes

    as Mickey Hart (Detroit Tigers)
  • Scott Bream

    as Brian Whitt (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jose Mota

    as Jose Garcia (Detroit Tigers)
  • Earl Johnson

    as Marcus Random (Detroit Tigers)
  • Chris Lemonis

    as Lee Giordano (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jesse Ibarra

    as Dennis Skinner (Detroit Tigers)
  • Pedro Swann

    as Juan Vasquez (Detroit Tigers)
  • Michael Rivera

    as Jimmy Pena (Detroit Tigers)
  • Dave Eiland

    as Relief Pitcher
  • Joe Lisi

    as Pete
  • Jim Colborn

    as 3rd Base Coach
  • Paul Bradshaw

    as Tiger Pitching Coach
  • Gene Kirley

    as Tiger Bench Coach
  • Chris Fischer

    as Detroit Tiger Bench
  • Jon M. McDonnell

    as Detroit Tiger Bench (as Jonathan Marc McDonnell)
  • Barry Bradford

    as Detroit Tiger Bench
  • Kevin Craig West

    as Detroit Tiger Bench
  • Wes Said Drake

    as Detroit Tiger Bench
  • Luis Moro

    as Detroit Tiger Bench
  • Michael Papajohn

    as Sam Tuttle (NY Yankees)
  • John Darjean Jr.

    as Jonathan Warble (NY Yankees)
  • Donzell McDonald

    as Lenny Howell (NY Yankees)
  • Scott Pose

    as Matt Crane (NY Yankees)
  • Vick Brown

    as Jesus Cabrillo (NY Yankees)
  • Chris Ashby

    as Nardini (NY Yankees)
  • Bill Masse

    as Mike Robinson (NY Yankees)
  • Mike Buddie

    as Jack Spellman (NY Yankees)
  • Eric Knowles

    as Ted Franklin (NY Yankees)
  • Ricky Ledee

    as Ruiz (NY Yankees)
  • Juan Nieves

    as Francisco Delgado (NY Yankees)
  • Augie Garrido

    as Yankee Manager
  • Rick Reed

    as Home Plate Umpire
  • Rich Garcia

    as 1st Base Umpire
  • Jerry Crawford

    as 2nd Base Umpire
  • Bob Sheppard

    as Yankee Stadium Announcer (as Robert Leo Sheppard)
  • Eddie Layton

    as Yankee Stadium Organist
  • Frank Adu

    as Locker Room Attendant
  • T. Sean Ferguson

    as Heckler
  • Victor Colicchio

    as Heckler
  • David Mucci

    as Heckler
  • Jacob Reynolds

    as Wheeler's Nephew
  • Maurice Shrog

    as Yankee Stadium Usher
  • Karen Williams

    as Kisha Birch
  • Tracy Middendorf

    as Blonde Player's Wife
  • William Newman

    as Fitch
  • P.J. Barry

    as Waldorf Doorman
  • Frank Girardeau

    as Waldorf Bellhop
  • Caterina Zapponi

    as Waldorf Singer
  • Monty Alexander

    as Waldorf Pianist
  • Daniel Dae Kim

    as ER Doctor
  • Judith Drake

    as ER Nurse
  • Bill Vincent

    as X-Ray Technician
  • Bill Costner

    as Billy's Father
  • Sharon Costner

    as Billy's Mother
  • Mark Thomason

    as Billy's Father (Early Years)
  • Laura Cayouette

    as Masseuse
  • Christopher Cousins

    as Ian
  • Ted Raimi

    as Gallery Doorman
  • Michael Emerson

    as Gallery Doorman
  • Shelly Desai

    as Taxi Driver
  • Lucinda Clare

    as Airline Ticket Agent (as Lucinda Faraldo)
  • Ed Morgan

    as Man at the Cafe
  • Brian Donald Hickey

    as Autograph Seeker (as Brian Edward Hickey)
  • Tracy Perry

    as Autograph Seeker
  • John B. Sterling

    as Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
  • Geoff Witcher

    as Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
  • Barry Brandt

    as Billy's Brother (uncredited)
  • Carl Burrows

    as Cunningham (uncredited)
  • Seth William Meier

    as Brian Whelan (uncredited)
  • Dominic Pace

    as Aravalo (uncredited)
  • Stu 'Large' Riley

    as Richard (uncredited)
  • Al Thompson

    as Pete (uncredited)
  • Michael C. Pierce

    as Relief Pitcher Lovett (uncredited)
  • James H. Burns

    as Baseball Scout (uncredited)
  • Todd Carroll

    as Yankee Player (uncredited)
  • Marc Davies

    as Baseball Player (uncredited)
  • Sheila Lussier

    as Baseball Player's Wife (uncredited)
  • Susan Malick

    as Baseball Player's Wife (uncredited)
  • Wendy Rich Stetson

    as Baseball Player's Wife (uncredited)
  • Stéphanye Dussud

    as Detroit Tiger's Wife (uncredited)
  • Michael Neeley

    as Horseback Cop (uncredited)
  • Troy Waters

    as Sailboat Captain (uncredited)
  • Ken Farnell

    as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Addie Daddio

    as Waitress (uncredited)
  • Caroline Fogarty

    as Waitress (uncredited)
  • Laurent St. Pierre

    as Maitre d' (uncredited)
  • Phil Hawn

    as Fan in Airport Lounge (uncredited)
  • Kathleen Wilce

    as Tourist at Airport (uncredited)
  • Jani Blom

    as Drunk Guy (uncredited)
  • Tait Smith

    as Frat Boy (uncredited)
  • Josh Mowery

    as Team Buyer (uncredited)
  • Tom Ward

    as Yankees Bench Manager (uncredited)
  • Sonia Aurora

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • David Crane

    as New York Fan (uncredited)
  • Mark Adrian

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Derek Ambrosi

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Dread Archie Jr.

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Chuck Bunting

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Glenn Nocera

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Bobby Plasencia

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Robert Stepánek

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Barbara Troy

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Joseph Tudisco

    as Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • Ray Vanacore

    as Screaming Yankee Fan (uncredited)
  • John McEwan

    as Stadium Spectator (uncredited)
  • Alberto Suarez

    as Ballgame Fan (uncredited)
  • Allison Baker

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • David S. Bookbinder

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • Phil Faicco

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • Guy Guglielmi

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • David G. Knappe

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • Taylor McCall Moore

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
Writing Michael Shaara Novel
Sound Basil Poledouris Original Music Composer
Editing Eric L. Beason Editor
Writing Dana Stevens Screenplay
Directing Sam Raimi Director
Camera John Bailey Director of Photography
Production Armyan Bernstein Producer
Art Carolyn Cartwright Set Decoration
Production Amy Robinson Producer
Editing Arthur Coburn Editor
Production Marc Abraham Executive Producer
Production Ronald M. Bozman Executive Producer
Art James C. Feng Art Direction
Art Karen O'Hara Set Decoration
Art Steve Arnold Art Direction
Production Lynn Kressel Casting
Sound Basil Poledouris Conductor
Sound G. Marq Roswell Music Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Judianna Makovsky Costume Designer
Production Harvey Waldman Unit Production Manager
Directing Eric Heffron First Assistant Director
Directing Richard Oswald Second Assistant Director
Directing T. Sean Ferguson Second Assistant Director
Visual Effects Peter Donen Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Pablo Ferro Main Title Designer
Art Neil Spisak Production Design
Directing Basti Van Der Woude Second Second Assistant Director
Crew Spice Williams-Crosby Stunt Double
Visual Effects Andrew Tamandl Animation