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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Sizemore ... Pete Rose
Dash Mihok ... Paul Janszen
George DiCenzo ... Bartlett Giamatti
Melissa DiMarco ... Carol Rose
Sarain Boylan ... Katarina Grant
Paulino Nunes ... Don Stenger
Paul Fauteux ... Tommy Gioiosa
Carlos Diaz ... Mike Bertollini
Richard M. Davidson Richard M. Davidson
Alex Karzis ... Ron Delaplane
Jayne Eastwood ... Marge Schott
Devon Bostick ... The Kid
Joe Bostick ... Limo Driver
Melanie Marden ... Annie #1
Kim Allan Kim Allan ... Annie #2
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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star.

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Because winning was everything... he lost it all.

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ESPN Original Entertainment

Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hu$tle See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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In the scene immediately after Pete Rose and Paul Janszen meet, a televised baseball game contains an advertisement for "HurricaneSports.com" -- definitely out of place in the pre-Internet 1980s. See more »

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Pretty accurate
25 September 2004 | by donsturmSee all my reviews

After I saw this TV movie about Pete Rose, I was kind of skeptical until I watched a discussion afterwords with people who knew Pete Rose. They said, and after thinking about it I agree, this movie captures Rose's gambling problem accurately. The actors did a fine job with their roles and you could tell there was a lot of research that went into the making of this film. I'm glad he did finally admit he bet on baseball, including the Reds, and I think he should be in the Hall Of Fame for what he did as a player. Weather you like Pete Rose or not, the point of this movie, I think, was to portray his gambling addiction. I do wish they would have focused on John Dowds report more because that was the main reason Rose was kicked out of the game for life. Like him or not, this film brings out a side of Pete Rose not too many people know and it's about time some of the truth of his life was displayed. This film, for me, does that.


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