“The Catcher” is a slasher film focused on Johnny, who returns to his hometown 17 years after killing his abusive, baseball-obsessed father. Guided by his father’s ghost as an umpire, Johnny goes on a killing spree targeting the local baseball community.

As panic ensues, suspicion falls on David J. Walker, a fallen baseball star. When David and Terry find themselves in Johnny’s nightmarish game, they must navigate a deadly showdown influenced by past traumas and twisted visions.

The Catcher | 1998 (United States) 3.4
Director: Guy Crawford, Yvette HoffmanStars: David Heavener, Monique Parent, Joe EstevezSummary: In Taft, California, 1981, Johnny (Fred Meyers) is a unassuming baseball hopeful who turned against his stern and demanding father (Joe Estevez) and beat him to death with a baseball bat on a baseball diamond field. 17 years later, Johnny is released from the local insane asylum and begins a killing spree, with his father's ghost as an umpire.


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