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Top baseball movies at the box office

Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in Warner

Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in Warner Bros. Pictures' film "42." Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

A look at the biggest grossing baseball movies at the domestic box office.

Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures

"THE NATURAL"
Release date: May 11, 1984
Opening weekend gross: $5,088,381
Total gross: $47,951,979
Cast: Robert Redford, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Robert Duvall
Director: Barry Levinson

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

"MAJOR LEAGUE"
Release date: April 7, 1989
Opening weekend gross: $8,836,265
Total gross: $49,797,148
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen, Wesley Snipes, Rene Russo, Dennis Haysbert
Director: David S. Ward

Photo Credit: The Walt Disney Co./Dean Williams

"ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD"
Release date: July 15, 1994
Opening weekend gross: $8,916,463
Total gross: $50,236,831
Cast: Danny Glover, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tony Danza, Brenda Fricker, Christopher Lloyd
Director: William Dear

Photo Credit: MGM

"BULL DURHAM"
Release date: June 17, 1988
Opening weekend gross: $5,009,301
Total gross: $50,888,729
Cast: Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Robert Wuhl
Director: Ron Shelton

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Release date: July 9,
Photo Credit: Fox

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Release date: July 9, 1993
Opening weekend gross: $9,122,714
Total gross: $53,615,089
Cast: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Dan Heday, Bruce Altman, Albert Hall
Director: Daniel Stern

Photo Credit: Darren Michaels

"THE BENCHWARMERS"
Release date: April 7, 2006
Opening weekend gross: $19,656,429
Total gross: $59,843,754
Cast: David Spade, Jon Heder, Rob Schneider, Jon Lovitz, Nick Swardson
Director: Dennis Duggan

Photo Credit: Handout

"FIELD OF DREAMS"
Release date: April 21, 1989
Opening weekend gross: $531,346
Total gross: $64,431,625
Cast: Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster
Director: Phil Alden Robinson

Photo Credit: Deana Newcomb

"THE ROOKIE"
Release date: March 29, 2002
Opening weekend gross: $16,021,684
Total gross: $75,600,072
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox
Director: John Lee Hancock

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

"MONEYBALL"
Release date: Sept. 23, 2011
Opening weekend gross: $19,501,302
Total gross: $75,605,492
Cast: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt, Robin Wright Penn
Director: Bennett Miller

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

"42"
Release date: April 12, 2013
Opening weekend gross: $27,487,144
Total gross: $91,513,766
Cast: Chadwick Bozeman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni
Director: Brian Helgeland

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

"A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN"
Release date: July 1, 1992
Opening weekend gross: $13,739,456
Total gross: $107,533,928
Cast: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, Jon Lovitz, David Strathairn
Director: Penny Marshall

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