Foxcatcher (2014)

FOXCATCHER is a psychological drama directed by Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (MONEYBALL) and starring Golden Globe winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 3, 2015
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A chilling true crime drama, Foxcatcher offers Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum a chance to shine -- and all three of them rise to the challenge.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

There's just no life in the film: aiming for a tone of studied foreboding, Bennett Miller instead sucks all the energy from his story.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Foxcatcher is too cold of a movie to love, but that chilliness is intentional and transfixing, a parable about the darkest corners of the minds of damaged men that dares to whisper instead of shout.

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Eric Melin

Miller has a keen eye for examining the intersection of class, money and ambition. The screenplay compresses the timeline, moves key scenes around, and favors character over action, but it absolutely stays focused on these difficult larger themes.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Director Bennett Miller ("Capote," "Moneyball") has a fascinating story here and he knows it.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you're willing to be thrown for a loop, you're in good hands with this medal-worthy cast and crew.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A pensive and unsettling film that defies genre description and keeps you wondering just what the heck sort of film you're watching.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Watch this film for the performances: Tatum and Ruffalo finding new ground in familiar personas; Carell immersing himself into the mindset of a troubled man ...

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Carell is immersed in the role, completely convincing. Tatum also is outstanding.

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Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

Acting helps elevate weighty tale of wrestlers and rich men

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A billionaire who fancies himself a wrestling coach recruits two brothers to train for the Olympic team. A slow burn of a film, Foxcatcher features strong… More
Gregory Dark
Was a very slow paced film. Well acted, especially by Carell and Ruffalo.
Mark Walker
After the likes of Capote and Moneyball it comes as no surprise that Bennett Miller has chosen yet another true story for his third feature film. With these… More
Julie B
I found this pretty slow and boring with some indulgent directing. The performances are good, but not good enough to sit through.
Carlos Magalhes
The true strength of this engrossing drama lies in its three central performances, and Steve Carell delivers a magnificent one - probably his best to date - in… More
Sanjay Rema
This movie is worth seeing for the performances. Tatum, Ruffalo and Carell all do great jobs, particularly Carell, who not only looks and sounds like John E.… More