The Rookie poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: The Rookie DVD release date is set for August 27, 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: The Rookie Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: The Rookie digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is August 2002. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

The Rookie stars Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Beth Grant, Angus T. Jones. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

March 29, 2002


Based on a true story, a Texas high school teacher and baseball coach named Jim is a former minor league baseball player whose career was derailed by injury. He is pushed by his high school baseball team to attend a tryout and give professional baseball another shot. When he tries out for the professional team, he learns that his injury has healed and he is capable of throwing much harder than he ever has. He eventually works his way through the minor leagues, and makes it all the way to the Major Leagues, despite being nearly 40 years old.

G Rating

The Rookie DVD/Blu-ray is rated G. G rating means all ages are admitted. The material will not offend parents for viewing by children.


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The movie currently has a 6.9 out of 10 IMDb rating and 72 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$75.6 million


Drama, Family



Theatrical Release Date: March 29, 2002
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: August 27, 2002
Age Rating: G
Runtime: 127 minutes
Budget: $20,000,000
Box Office: $75.6 million
Genre: Drama, Family
Language: English