The new quotation for the land where Field of Dreams was built should now say, “If you build it, he will come and give you 5.4 million dollars.” The field and along with 7 buildings is for sale. Since the movie was released in 1989, millions have made a pilgrimage to the site looking for something lost in their own childhood or just curiosity by fans of the movie. The 193-acre farm made famous by Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones based on the adaption of Canada’s W. P. Kinsella’s novel Shoeless Joe can be yours if you have some disposable cash around.
The movie Field of Dreams was named the sixth best film in the fantasy genre by the American Film Institute and its line, “If you build it, he will come,” lands at a solid
#39 in the organization’s list of top 100 movie quotations. The movie was also nominated for Best Picture and Best Score at the 1989 Academy Awards.