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The Natural (1984)

PG
138 min | Drama, Sport

An unknown comes seemingly out of nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
Writers
Bernard Malamud (novel) | Roger Towne (screenplay) | Phil Dusenberry (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Production Designers
Mel Bourne | Angelo P. Graham (as Angelo Graham)
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Budget
$ 28,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,088,381
Gross (USA)
$ 47,951,979
Gross (World)
$ 47,951,979
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Release date
May 11, 1984 (United States)

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7.5 / 10 | 38,674 votes