Winning
Winning (1969)

In this film, hot-shot racecar driver Frank Capua lives for his moments on the track. When he falls in love and marries Elora and takes over as a father for her young son, his obsession with racing and winning threatens to take its toll on… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Howard Thompson
New York Times

THe effect of Winning, an auto-racing drama, is so refreshingly graphic and intelligent that Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward have earned a long vacation, should they so choose.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

The film goes nowhere except in circles.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Well of course he wins the race and gets the girl.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The footage in the Indy race is of the awesome 17-car crackup that began the 1968 festivities. Its insertion lends the picture even greater authenticity.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The racing sequences are fun to watch nut the family melodrama is rather dreary, despite the presence of Paul Newman and wife-actress Joanne Woodward.

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Film4

Newman's knowledge and experience in top-class racing helped him identify with the Formula One racing driver he plays, and a genuine passion for the sport shines through those blue eyes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Workaholic ("hiding from life") meets a small town single mom ("emotionally insatiable") and they get married. Wonder what she'll do… More
jay nixon
Excellent performers are stuck in this draggy inert drama. Both Newmans do their best and look great but this is a dull movie.