Moneyball
Moneyball (2011)

Based on a true story, Moneyball is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's and the guy who assembles the team, who has an epiphany: all of… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: January 10, 2012
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director Bennett Miller, along with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, take a niche subject and turn it into a sharp, funny, and touching portrait worthy of baseball lore.

Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Moneyball is a winner, one of the freshest and smartest sports movies in years.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The real protagonist of Moneyball, however, is Beane himself, played with great charisma by Brad Pitt.

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Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

Directed by Capote's Bennett Miller, this is one helluva good sports movie. It's a terrific movie, period.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

As an example of smarter-than-average Hollywood fare - and a sly dig at modern sporting politics - 'Moneyball' has all the key bases covered.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

[Pitt] provides ballast and a swaggering humor to a movie that, too often, strives to be The Social Network of baseball movies.

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Chris Knight
National Post

Writer Aaron Sorkin works best at auctioneer speeds, and some of the best scenes involve Pitt's character working the phones, calling and stalling other teams' managers, trading players like a used-car salesman.

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David Denby
New Yorker

One of the most soulful of baseball movies -- it confronts the anguish of a very tough game.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Pitt, who has a producing credit, is not the sole reason this tremendous -- yet intimate -- sports tale soars over the fences. The bench is deep. And the script has a powerful but finessed swing.

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Jay Stone
Canada.com

This is a baseball story that's less about game-winning hits and more about people willing to challenge the establishment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Sanjaya 丘耀文
Never I seen Brad Pitt performance better than Hoffman to be honest, but when you saw 'Moneyball', you'll convinced that the real star and the… More
Lanning : )
I'm a big baseball fan . . . I can't understand how they could make such a great story so boring. And adding in the family nonsense only detracted… More
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<b><I>Moneyball</b></I> was a huge snooze fest for me. I knew it would be. But against my better judgment, I watched it anyways. Why?… More
paul sandberg
It's hard for me to be objective with this film as 1) I'm a baseball fan, and 2) I remember that wacky season like it was yesterday (well, maybe the… More
UUd Irawan Yudha Ariyanto
Okay. This movie give me another preapective of money. A good prespective.
Chris Weber
It seems odd that a movie based on a non-fiction book that is very heavy on statistics and number crunching could be an enjoyable, engrossing, and wonderful… More