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Director
Penny Marshall
Writer
Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Lowell Ganz
Stars
Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty
Companies
Columbia Pictures, Parkway Productions
Released
1992-07-01
Runtime
2h 8min
MPA
PG
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Countries
USA
Languages
English
Awards
Awards, 6 wins & 13 nominations
Keywords
baseball,sports team,friendship between women,women's sports,all american girls professional baseball league
EmpireAngie Errigo

The New York TimesVincent Canby

Though big of budget, A League of Their Own is one of the year's most cheerful, most relaxed, most easily enjoyable comedies. It's a serious film that's lighter than air, a very funny movie that manages to score a few points for feminism in passing.

Austin ChronicleNo Title

The story of the short-lived women's baseball league gives Marshall the opportunity to examine the roots of modern feminism and have a darn fine time doing it.

Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

The movie has a real bittersweet charm. The baseball sequences, we've seen before. What's fresh are the personalities of the players, the gradual unfolding of their coach and the way this early chapter of women's liberation fit into the hidebound traditions of professional baseball.

Christian Science MonitorDavid Sterritt

It's not a deep-thinking film, and I wish it probed more thoroughly into the feminist issues it raises, instead of finessing them in a goopy finale. But much of it is first-class summertime fare, generating plenty of humor while examining a slice of Americ ana that's as revealing as it is entertaining.

TimeRichard Schickel

If the people responsible for A League of Their Own had tried just a little harder to avoid easy laughs and easy sentiment, they might have made something like a great movie. As it is, they have made a good movie, amiable and ingratiating.

Los Angeles TimesKenneth Turan

Though amusing enough to avoid absolutely drowning in schmaltz, it's sad to see a film with potential lose its way in the late innings.

Orlando SentinelJay Boyar

This superficially engaging movie leads you to expect something more - something that would suggest how the experience of playing professional ball changed the lives of the women in the league, and how the league itself may have helped to alter the general public's notions of women and sports.

Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

From its jokey, one-note characters to its endless baseball montages, A League of Their Own is all flash, all surface.

Unknown SourceVariety

Penny Marshall’s gangly fourth film benefits from a fresh, unusual subject, the joy of baseball being played by women having the time of their lives and a wonderful central performance by Geena Davis. Downside includes contrived plotting, obvious comedy and heart-tugging, some hammy thesping and a general hokiness.

American Comedy Awards, USA1993

1993 Winner American Comedy Award, Tom Hanks
1993 Nominee American Comedy Award, Jon Lovitz
1993 Nominee American Comedy Award, Rosie O'Donnell

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards1993

BMI Film & TV Awards1993

1993 Winner BMI Film Music Award, Hans Zimmer

Casting Society of America, USA1993

1993 Winner Artios Award, Ellen Lewis - Amanda Mackey

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards1993

1993 Nominee DFWFCA Award

Golden Globes, USA1993

Grammy Awards1993

Hochi Film Awards1992

1992 Winner Hochi Film Award, Penny Marshall

Awards of the Japanese Academy1993

1993 Nominee Award of the Japanese Academy

MTV Movie + TV Awards1993

1993 Nominee MTV Movie Award, Geena Davis
1993 Nominee MTV Movie Award, Rosie O'Donnell
1993 Nominee MTV Movie Award, Pauline Brailsford - Tom Hanks

National Film Preservation Board, USA2012

2012 Winner National Film Registry

Awards Circuit Community Awards1992

1992 Nominee ACCA, Geena Davis
1992 Nominee ACCA

20/20 Awards2013

2013 Nominee Felix, Geena Davis