Production year: 2001

Baseball/Drama PG   Running time: 2:09 

IMDB rating:   7.8     Aspect: Wide;  Languages: English, French, Spanish;  Subtitles: English, French, Spanish;  Audio: DD 5.1

Set in New York City in 1961, 61* is a film directed by Billy Crystal for baseball lovers. Zooming in on Yankee players Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, the film follows these two opposites as they attempt to break Babe Ruth's 1927 home run record. In heated competition, the two players each try to score over 60 home runs and set the new world record. While the fans align themselves with one player to be the winner, the players choose the other, igniting the playing field with tension, excitement, and anticipation.



Audio commentary
Cast biographies/profiles/filmographies
Trailers/TV spots

Special features

The Greatest Summer of My Life: Making of 61* Featurette
Mantle/Maris Bios & Stats
1961 Home Run List
Audio Commentary by Billy Crystal