A League of Their Own (1992)
As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) on their way to fame. Madonna and Rosie O’Donnell co-star as two of the sisters’ teammates. Commissioned by Jen D. (3/26/21).
Release date: July 1, 1992 (USA)
Director: Penny Marshall
Featured song: This Used to Be My Playground
Awards: American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Screenplay: Babaloo Mandel, Lowell Ganz