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15567 Star Starred
El Capitan Theatre
6838 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
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16 events
7 reviews
7 stars
We ate at Mel's Drive In around the corner on Highland.
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"Million Dollar Arm"
8 ratings
4.4 average rating
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19 events
4 reviews
4 stars
attended May 20 2014

Good to see Jon Hamm, but not as spectacular as he was in Mad Men.

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1 review
7 stars
attended May 16 2014

I enjoyed my experience at the El Capitan theater for Million Dollar Arm. The theater had comfortable seats and I loved the performance by the house organist Rob Richards before the film started.

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  • Watch the trailer for Million Dollar Arm.


Based on a true story, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) finds that business has changed and things aren’t going well for his career. In a last ditch effort to save his livelihood he concocts a scheme to find baseball’s next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called “The Million Dollar Arm.” With the help of cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout Ray Poitevint (Alan Arkin), he discovers Dinesh (played by Madhur Mittal from “Slumdog Millionaire”) and Rinku (played by Suraj Sharma from “Life of Pi”), two 18 year old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. Hoping to sign them to major league contracts and make a quick buck, JB brings the boys home to America to train. While the Americans are definitely out of their element in India — the boys, who have never left their rural villages — are equally challenged when they come to the States. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball — JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda (Lake Bell) — learns valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.