The trailer begins with a man named J.B. Bernstein, a sports agent introducing himself. It depicts how he loses his business contracts and in a view to get players for baseball team, arrives in India. Later, the manner in which he has to get the boys prepared for the game in America and how he tries to adjust his life with them is shown. It takes the viewer on a roller coaster ride. It demonstrates the sensitive and amicable relationship between J.B. and the Indian boys. The boys pleasantly practice the Indian traditions and the people abroad are thoroughly overwhelmed and amused with the Indian hues. This Disney movie trailer has received a whopping 1,246,830 views. Fourteen videos have been released by Disney Movie Trailers to promote the film.
A true story has inspired this movie to be made. It has been directed by Craig Gillespie. Academy award winning A.R.Rahman has composed the music for the film. It is the story of an ambitious sports agent J.B.Berbstein. He forms his own company along with Ash. Due to the fierce competition, he fails to get good players into his company. Upon seeing the cricketing talent in India, he decides to visit the country and hold a reality show named ‘Million Dollar Arm’, whereby the winners would be trained to become pro baseball players.
Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel get selected and are flown to USA along with him. They stay at J.B.’s house. Though initially awestruck by the glitz and glamour of the country, they gradually start feeling alienated due to their ignorance and lack of knowledge about English. J.B.’s tenant Brenda tries to help the boys and makes them feel at ease by befriending them. She also tells J.B. to be caring and concerned about them because they have been living away from their home, family and culture.
The boys earn everyone’s affection through their behaviour. J.B. also starts being good to them and tries to help them develop their game. Due to their nervousness, the boys fail completely to pitch accurately at the Try-out ad get ridiculed by media and all others. But J.B. instils confidence in them to relax and play naturally. He earns another chance for them to display their potential and this time they succeed in winning everyone’s attention and a contract is offered to them by Pittsburgh Pirates. The film has received positive review from the critics.