Fever Pitch
Fever Pitch (1997)

The fate of a romantic relationship between a soccer-obsessed English teacher and his goal-obsessed colleague depends upon the fortunes of a local team that hasn't won a league cup in 18 years. This romantic comedy is loosely based on… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: November 28, 2000
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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

warm and engaging

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

To the credit of Hornby and director David Evans, they hedge on the issue of how unhealthy extreme soccer fandom may or may not be.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Although significantly flawed, the final result for Fever Pitch is pleasant.

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[T]ouchingly awkward and emotionally genuine...

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Um filme tão simpático que, confesso, me transformou em um fã do Arsenal. É preciso dizer mais alguma coisa?

Clint Morris

'Balls' of Fun!.....Firth at his funniest, and finest

Carlo Cavagna

With soccer substituting for rock music, novelist/screenwriter Nick Hornby's FEVER PITCH plays like a rough draft of HIGH FIDELITY...a very rough draft.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Theta Sigma
For those who aren't aware of this, either because they haven't seen it or because they viewed the American version of Fever Pitch (known as The… More
Marcus Woolcott
Great romantic comedy involving a man, a woman and Arsenal. The reason this film succeeds is in showing both sides. So we see how sad it is to become obsessed… More
John Ballantine
Thank God I didn't see that garbage American version of this film. This is the real dead involving Arsenal my favourite football club. Perhaps the passion… More
Marion Ravenwood
This was listed under Romantic Comedy, but I really didn't find it romantic or funny. I thought the protagonist story and how he was so involved with a… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
This is a classic & romantic story by Nick Hornby. Its about a teacher who is obsessed with football and when he falls in love with this woman, he believes… More