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3.4
19 Ratings

Fear Strikes Out

Directed by Robert Mulligan
United States, 1957
Drama

Synopsis

This absorbing biopic stars Anthony Perkins as Jimmy Piersall, whose talents on the baseball diamond take him to the Major Leagues as a Red Sox outfielder — and whose desire to please his domineering dad lands him in a mental institution.

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Fear Strikes Out Directed by Robert Mulligan

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1958 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures