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The Movie Regina King Has 'Seen A Million Times'

The weekends on All Things Considered seriesMovies I've Seen A Million Times features filmmakers, actors, writers and directors talking about the movies that they never get tired of watching.

For actress Regina King, whose credits includeJerry Maguire and Ray, and who currently stars on the TNT TV showSouthland , the movie she could watch a million times isThe Sandlot .


Actress Regina King
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Actress Regina King

INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS

On why she relates to The Sandlot

"All the personalities of these boys were so different, and it reminded me of my block growing up."

On why she's seen the movie a million times

"I showed that movie to my son when he was about 5 years old. I tell you, this kid watched it like he had it on a loop and still to this day certain things will happen and my son — he's 16 now — will say something like, "Listen to me, Smalls!" you know. It still has such a connection for me and my son 11 years later."


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