- 1 hr 46 min
Hardball is a feature film that appeared in theaters back in 2001. The film is classified a drama. The major stars in the movie include Keanu Reeves, Dianne Lane, John Hawkes, Bryan Hearne, Julian Griffth. Keanu Reeves plays a character (Connor O'Neil) who is addicted to gambling, drinking, and criminal activity. He owes money to just about everybody in town. His pal, a lawyer, offers him financial help for a favor. Keanu Reeves character is drafted to take the place of the regular coach for an inner city little league team. Connor needs the money. Therefore, Connor takes the job and things don't go well in the beginning because the kids and him are at odds. Keanu Reeves also falls for a teacher in the film. The teacher is played by Dianne Lane. The teacher forces Keanu Reeves' character to see the harsh reality that the kids are faced with in the projects.