Book to Movie: The Natural

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Bernard Malamud
  • Pages: 231
  • Audio: 7 hours and 5 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Barry Levinson
  • Screen Writer: Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 24 minutes


  • Robert Redford as Roy Hobbs
  • Robert Duvall as Max Mercy
  • Glenn Close as Iris Gaines
  • Kim Basinger as Memo Paris
  • Wilford Brimley as Pop Fisher
  • Barbara Hershey as Harriet Bird
  • Robert Prosky as The Judge
  • Richard Farnsworth as Red Blow
  • Joe Don Baker as "The Whammer"
  • Michael Madsen as Bartholomew "Bump" Bailey
  • John Finnegan as Sam Simpson
  • Alan Fudge as Ed Hobbs
  • Mike Starr as Boone
  • Anthony J. Ferrara as Coach Wilson
  • George Wilkosz as Bobby Savoy