the film vs. "Fever Pitch"
We love Farrelly Brothers' films, and eagerly
await the release of the American version of "Fever Pitch"
in 2005. To clear up some confusion, let us point out a few
differences between our film and the upcoming "Fever
While "Fever Pitch" is a major full-length
motion picture due out in theaters in 2005, our film is a
shorter one, which should run approximately 20 minutes in
length. The market for "Fever Pitch" is your local
megaplex, and the market for ours is independent film festivals,
or hopefully, as an added feature to a major future DVD release
The entire budget for "1918" was
probably lower than the catering budget for selected days
on "Fever Pitch".
Many of the key cast and crew for "Fever
Pitch" are from Hollywood (Jimmy Fallon is from NY and
a Yankees fan), but most of our cast and crew are from
Massachusetts. Our script was written in 2001 as an original
story about Red Sox fans, and workshopped in a class with
over a dozen film students. "Fever Pitch" was based
on a novel by Nick Hornby (English Author) about Arsenal Soccer
Fans, and made into an English movie in 1997 starring Colin
Why do we point this out? We want to be sure
everyone knows our story is original, unique, and different
from "Fever Pitch", and not a knock-off. The two
films should compliment each other well!
Support the Farrelly Brothers and
our film by buying from Amazon:
Articles & websites about "Fever
Pitch on IMDB
Brothers film at Fenway Park
Fallon talks Fever Pitch remake - Yahoo UK & Ireland