April 15, 2012
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Fenway Park has a special status among sports fans — and, for that matter, movie fans, too. Pictured, Ben Affleck’s “The Town.”
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In “Fever Pitch” Fenway accommodated love: Jimmy Fallon’s for the Red Sox (of course) and also for Drew Barrymore.
Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones experience a game at the park in “Field of Dreams.”
MELINDA SUE GORDON/COLUMBIA PICTURES
In “Moneyball” Brad Pitt’s Billy Beane pays a post-season visit to discuss the Red Sox GM job with Arliss Howard’s John Henry.
Fenway may not be in “Good Will Hunting” but Matt Damon describes Carlton Fisk’s home run in the sixth game of the 1975 World Series.
The park didn’t exist in 17th-century Spain but the score of “Man of La Mancha” ranks up there with “Dirty Water” in the Sox songbook.