Field Of Dreams Facts That Will Change The Way You View The Movie

Field of Dreams has achieved many feats since its debut in 1989. The film not only raked in $84.4 million at the box office and was nominated for three Academy Awards, but 30 years down the road it’s still one of the few movies that continue to make grown men cry.

Centered around a farmer who builds a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield, the movie is about so much more than baseball. However, some members of the cast didn’t realize this and one actor even considers the game of baseball to be impossible despite the fact that he’s been in at least three baseball movies. Read on to find out who!

The Film Is Misquoted All The Time

if you build it they will come is not the quote in field of dreams
Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

“If you build it, they will come,” is the most famous line from Field of Dreams that was never actually said. Ray Kinsella hears a mysterious voice say this to him in the middle of his cornfield near the start of the film but what it’s actually saying is “If you build it, he will come.”

To this day, movie fans insist the voice says “they” instead of “he,” but the script might tell you otherwise. The line still remains one of the greatest movie quotes of all time, even if it was misheard as a result of some cinematic Mandela effect.