Fever Pitch (2005 film)

Fever Pitch released as The Perfect Catch outside of the United States and Canada is a 2005 Farrelly brothers romantic comedy film starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon. It is a remake of the eponymous 1997 British film, which was loosely based on Nick Hornbys bestselling memoir, Fever Pitch A Fans Life 1992. Hornby wrote the screenplay for the original film and was an executive producer but not a writer for the American remake.

Ben Wrightman, a 7yearold boy, is going to a Red Sox game with his Uncle Carl. His uncle, who had not children of his own, treated Ben like a son. A narration explains that on that day, Ben became a diehard Red Sox fan. Just about everything he owns bears the Red Sox name, emblem, or image of a Red Sox player with the exception of his toilet paper, which bears the New York Yankees insignia. Ben inherited his uncles season tickets when Carl died. The story picks upyears later with Ben Jimmy Fallon as a school teacher who is immature for his age. He meets Lindsey Meeks Drew Barrymore, a professionally successful workaholic executive. When Ben first asks her out, Lindsey rejects him, but she later changes her mind and agrees to go out with him.On their first date, Ben finds Lindsey very ill. She has food poisoning from a new restaurant where she had dined earlier that day. Ben decides to spend the night and nurse her back to health, as well as clean up her bathroom. The next morning, Lindsey, feeling better, finds Ben sleeping on her couch. Ben awakens, and he and Lindsey end up developing a romantic relationship. ........

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