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In Theaters November 14 (25 days)
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
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Ponderous, emotionally chilly Oscar bait."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"A thought-provoking and solid piece of work."
‑ Jordan Hoffman,
"The 1802 gun-powder-mill origins of 'that' wealthy du Pont family are neatly brought into the drama rather than lazily printed on the screen or voiced from off it."
‑ Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"A glacial, passive drama where true emotions seethe beneath a surface of calm - until they can be contained no more."
‑ Ali Gray,
"A handsome, complex enough film that mostly refuses to commit to easy psychoanalysis"
‑ Luke Goodsell, Movie Mezzanine
"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
"Carell delivers a commanding, unnerving portrayal of a man with cold, dead eyes and a matching heart who watches over his underlings with the predatory gaze of an eagle."
‑ Ben Rawson-Jones, Digital Spy
"It's hard to take your eyes off Carell, compellingly creepy as someone who's grown up under a withering gaze, and whose effortful self-containment is undermined by that dangerous flicker in his eyes."
‑ Emma Simmonds, The List
"Seated firmly in the center are a trio of dazzling performances from Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, and Mark Ruffalo, all of which make a compelling case for their career best works."
‑ Clayton Davis,
"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
"A strange and tragic cautionary tale about the pathological pursuit of success."
‑ Alistair Harkness, Scotsman
"A richly developed psychological drama about the fire of ambition in the lives of a gold-medal winning wrestler and a multimillionaire wrestling enthusiast."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The result is a well-made film that is emotionally distant, even as you can sense why a guy like Mark might fall for Du Pont's overtures and feel betrayed by them at the same time."
‑ Peter T. Chattaway, Patheos
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