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In Theaters November 14
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 Sienna Miller. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Academy Award nominee Dan Futterman. FOXCATCHER tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If this restrained '80s-set drama largely works despite pacing problems and all-too-readable thematic and psychological arcs, it's thanks to the superb trio of actors."
‑ Jon Frosch, The Atlantic
"Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum give superb performances in Bennett Miller's powerfully disturbing true-crime saga."
‑ Justin Chang, Variety
"The director really hits his stride with a stunning portrayal of psychopathy and moral decadence in the unlikely environment of Olympic wrestling."
‑ Donald Clarke, Irish Times
"[Miller has] created something so universal and resonant that it feels epic, sprawling, almost ancient in its mythic overtones."
‑ Jessica Kiang, The Playlist
"Foxcatcher skillfully thrives on that tension of the calm before the storm..."
‑ William Goss, Film School Rejects
"Once Miller lays all his cards on the table ... you realize you haven't been watching people struggling with the very real temptations of unchecked privilege, so much as fumbling blindly in a glib, gloomy satire of American exceptionalism."
‑ Keith Uhlich, Time Out New York
"A superbly modulated study of a twisted mind with a career-changing performance by Steve Carell."
‑ Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter
"Some may not have the patience to stick with the film while it almost floats along, but for those willing to enjoy the remarkable performances and restrained direction, there is plenty to reward a committed audience."
‑ Jason Gorber, Twitch
"The will to win has rarely seemed more self-defeating than it does in Foxcatcher, a sinuous, methodical true-crime drama in which the moral and psychological rot sets in long before any crime is committed."
‑ Guy Lodge, HitFix
"A film to be considered alongside David Fincher's The Social Network and Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master as a swirling, smoke-black parable of modern America."
‑ Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
"A thought-provoking and solid piece of work."
‑ Jordan Hoffman, Film.com
"it does all the explaining it needs to--the trick is learning to listen the right way. That's what Foxcatcher's about. It's fantastic."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Though anchored by a affecting and sullen turn by Channing Tatum, the movie derives its primary discomfiting power from Steve Carell in a revelatory performance as a monster of American wealth."
‑ Eric Kohn, indieWIRE
"Aided by a prosthetic schnoz and a deliberately ill-fitting tracksuit, Steve Carell gives the definition of a career-redefining performance..."
‑ Emma Dibdin, Digital Spy
"E. Max Frye's screenplay takes us on the Schultz brothers' journey and leads us to the terrible denouement in this subtle and horrifying parable of what money can and can't buy."
‑ Jo-Anne Titmarsh, HeyUGuys
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