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59 Ratings

Damn Yankees!

United States, 1958
Comedy, Musical, Sport


In an amusing slant on the “Faust” legend, aging baseball fan Joe Boyd (Robert Schafer) is given an opportunity to lead his beloved Washington Senators to victory by a devilish gent named Applegate (Ray Walston).

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Damn Yankees! Directed by George Abbott, Stanley Donen

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

BAFTA Awards

1959 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Film

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

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