The Rookie

  • The Rookie
  • Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths
  • Directed by John Lee Hancock

Doh! I dodged The Rookie, thinking: Disney, true story, G-rated, Dennis Quaid playing a codger (he's thirty-five) who tries out for the majors and makes it. No thanks. Now I have seen it and I'm glad I did. John Lee Hancock's heartfelt movie scores a solid hit.

From The Archives Issue 403: September 1, 1983