Pitching Love and Catching Faith

DVD Release: October 6, 2015
Pitching Love and Catching Faith
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Synopsis

Heather is an attractive, competitive softball player, sweet and sassy, who is used to winning…but with guys she tends to strike out once they find out she’s not their type. Tyler is a competitive baseball player, charming and saintly, who hasn’t kissed anyone. So what happens when Heather tries to get his first kiss, and Tyler tries to win her heart while launching his baseball career? It results in a head-on competition that ignites a series of of lighthearted ploys and cat-and-mouse chase. Falling in love wasn’t a part of their plan…but now Tyler must choose between his dream and Heather, and she must choose between love and loneliness.

Dove Review

“Pitching Love and Catching Faith” is a bit of fresh air, an old-fashioned romantic story about a love worth waiting for. A young man named Tyler challenges fast-pitch softball pitcher Heather Thomas that he can hit her pitches. He is down by two strikes when he finally connects, in more ways than one. Although they have a bit of a rocky beginning, the two definitely have chemistry.

Heather learns that Tyler has never kissed a girl. He is saving his first kiss for a “special girl.” She decides she will be his first kiss. He likes her but is offered a chance to play baseball for the Angel’s organization, and he has a crack at the majors so he doesn’t want to get too involved. However, despite several misunderstandings, they both have feelings for one another and Tyler gives her a purity ring. He makes her breakfast and fixes a picnic lunch for her as a surprise. Will Heather be the first girl Tyler kisses?

We award our “Faith Friendly Seal” for ages 12+ to this movie. It’s a refreshing change of pace, because it features themes of forgiveness, purity, and love.

Content Description

Sex: Kissing between a couple; a comment about a girl having the "hots" for a guy; a shirtless man and a woman in swimwear get in a hot tub; a girl briefly rubs a man's leg with her leg under a restaurant table; a girl with clothes on gets on top of man with clothes on outside as they goof around; man says at a party he woke up the next morning next to a girl in bed, but he learns nothing happened between them.
Language: Butt-1
Violence: Woman slaps a man.
Drugs: Champagne is seen but is not consumed; wine at meal; man talks about his past and says he got wasted at a party, but he doesn't live like that anymore and he regrets it.
Nudity: Mild cleavage; shirtless man; girl in swimwear; man in shorts and girl in shorts.
Other: Tattoo on girl's arm; woman is angry at man, and when he wants to pray over meal, she says, "This isn't church." Man lies but admits he lied; tension between characters.

Info

Company: Bridgestone Multimedia Group
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 91 min.
Industry Rating: PG
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter