Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones ("The Fugitive," "The Client") stars as baseball legend Ty Cobb. A sportswriter is contacted by Cobb to write a white-washed version of his life story but, after discovering the dark and scandalous truth behind the legend, he must decide whether to write the real story or maintain the myth. Co-starring Robert Wuhl ("Good Morning, Vietnam," "Bull Durham") and Lolita Davidovich ("JFK," "Leap of Faith") and written by Ron Shelton ("Bull Durham," "White Men Can"t Jump"). The Hollywood Reporter calls this a "sharp-breaking and crackling film" with a "terrific" performance by Tommy Lee Jones.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
39 Ratings
39 Ratings

65% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.4/10
  • Fresh 31
  • Rotten 17

Critics Consensus: Tommy Lee Jones's searing performance helps to elevate Cobb above your typical sports biopic; he's so effective, in fact, that some may find the film unpleasant.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1994 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.<CR> 1994 Monarchy Enterprises, C.V.P. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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