“The Babe” chronicles the life of baseball icon Babe Ruth, capturing his rise from a Maryland orphanage to a national hero. While the film celebrates Ruth’s extraordinary feats on the baseball field, it also reveals his personal shortcomings, making him a complex, flawed character.

As Ruth’s career wanes, he confronts the reality of becoming just a marketing gimmick. Despite quitting the game in a bitter moment, a touching encounter with a grown-up Johnny reminds him that his legacy as a hero endures, flaws and all.

The Babe | April 17, 1992 (United States) 5.9
Director: Arthur HillerWriter: John FuscoStars: John Goodman, Kelly McGillis, Trini AlvaradoSummary: Babe Ruth becomes a baseball legend but is unheroic to those who know him.


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