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: Drama
Release Date: September 23, 2011
DVD Release Date: January 10, 2012
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Critic Score: 93% 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

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

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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.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

Like a long, boring game of chess, where hopeful baseball players are discarded as effortlessly as a pawn and a knight, Moneyball fails to provide the sentiment it needs to inspire audiences.

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David Elliott
San Diego Reader

Brad Pitt is at the top of his own game as Beane. Cocky and often nonchalant, he is gnawed by doubts that he tries to cover by grabbing a snack or pitching a grin.

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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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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Saporta Report (Atlanta)

The stats don't add up.

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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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Molly Laich
Missoula Independent

There is Rookie of the Year, Angels in the Outfield and Major League levels of feel-good inspiration at play, with an added layer of realism and intelligence.

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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
<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