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Fear Strikes Out

1957 Rated NR 1hr 40m

This absorbing biopic stars Anthony Perkins as Jimmy Piersall, whose talents on the baseball diamond take him to the Major Leagues as a Red Sox outfielder -- and whose desire to please his domineering dad lands him in a mental institution. During the 1952 season, Piersall's dramatic nervous breakdown plays out in front of a nationwide audience. Karl Malden is outstanding as Piersall's taskmaster father.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.