Game 6
Game 6 (2005)

A writer runs an obstacle course of neuroses as he prepares to debut an important new work in this comedy drama. Nicky Rogan (Michael Keaton) is a successful playwright who, after a series of hit comedies, is about to debut a deeply… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 23, 2006
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though packed with Don DeLillo's witty dialogue and bolstered by strong performances, particularly by lead Michael Keaton, Game 6 also suffers from uneven direction and overwrought symbolism.

Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

For fans of DeLillo, Keaton and/or either team in that classic Series, this curious little picture is worth tracking down.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Novelist Don DeLillo brings many of his strengths to the screenplay for Game 6.

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Filled with heavy dialogue, Game 6 is a film that feels more appropriate for the stage. That said, it takes on challenging themes and deep thoughts.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

For better and worse, this is a fiction writer's movie: the dialogue is admirably precise, yet the restrictive worldview that's so gripping in DeLillo's books seems like mere solipsism on-screen.

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

The Red Sox as fatalistic metaphor is almost a quaint notion now, but Game 6 brings it all back to vivid life.

Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

The big problem here is one of credibility, on a number of fronts.

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Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle

... a quirky little comedy ...

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

DeLillo and company have let one go through their legs.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Um retrato pretensioso de Nova York como centro dramático do mundo que acaba se salvando em função dos bons diálogos e das ótimas performances de Keaton e Downey Jr.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Nicky Rogan: I coulda been happy. I coulda been a Yankees fan.  "It's opening night... Let the games begin." I really wish I would have liked… More
Brett Warren
Starts off as a banal "life in the big city" story that takes too long to set the various pieces on their collision courses. When the deeper meanings… More
Apeneck Fletcher
packed with heavy hitting weight in front and behind the camera, this quirky new york piece that looks at living with lowered expectations and failure as a way… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Game 6" takes place on October 25, 1986 in a graffiti strewn and gridlocked New York City. Game six of the World Series is set… More