Everyone’s Hero

Everyone’s Hero

Theatrical release poster

Directed by

Christopher Reeve
Daniel St. Pierre
Colin Brady

Produced by
Ron Tippe
Igor Khait

Screenplay by
Robert Kurtz
Jeff Hand

Story by
Howard Jonas


Jake T. Austin
William H. Macy
Rob Reiner
Whoopi Goldberg
Brian Dennehy
Robert Wagner
Richard Kind
Dana Reeve
Joe Torre
Mandy Patinkin
Forest Whitaker
Robin Williams

Music by
John Debney

Jan Carlee
Andy Wang

Edited by
John Bryant


IDT Entertainment
Arc Productions
Dan Krech Productions

Distributed by
20th Century Fox

Release date

September 15, 2006 (2006-09-15)

Running time

88 minutes

United States


Box office
$16.6 million[1]

Everyone’s Hero is a 2006 American computer-animated fantasy adventure sports comedy family film,[2] written by Robert Kurtz and Jeff Hand and directed by Colin Brady, Christopher Reeve (who was working on this film at the time of his death[3]), and Daniel St. Pierre, with music by John Debney. The majority of this film was produced by IDT Entertainment in Toronto with portions outsourced to Reel FX Creative Studios. It was distributed by 20th Century Fox, and released theatrically on September 15, 2006. Everyone’s Hero earned $16 million worldwide during its theatrical run. The film stars William H. Macy, Rob Reiner, Brian Dennehy, Raven-Symoné, Robert Wagner, Richard Kind, Dana Reeve, Jake T. Austin, Joe Torre, Mandy Patinkin, Forest Whitaker, Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg. Everyone’s Hero was released on DVD on March 20, 2007 by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.


1 Plot
2 Cast
3 Historical accuracy
4 Home media
5 Reception

5.1 Box office
5.2 Critical reception

6 Cable Syndication
7 Soundtrack
8 See also
9 References
10 External links

In 1932, the dawn of the Great Depression, young baseball fan Yankee Irving (Jake T. Austin), whose father Stanley (Mandy Patinkin) works as a janitor for New York City’s Yankee Stadium, dreams of playing for the Yankees but can’t even play sandlot baseball well enough to avoid being picked last. One day beside the sandlot, he finds and befriends a talking baseball he names Screwie (Rob Reiner).
While father and son are in the stadium, a thief steals Babe Ruth’s famous bat Darlin’ (Whoopi Goldberg). Yankee’s father, who was working his shift at the time, is blamed and accordingly fired. The true thief is Le