Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Never before, though, have statistics added up to such electrifying entertainment. After the mostly minor-league productions of recent months, this movie, which was directed by Bennett Miller, renews your belief in the power of movies.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Funny, furious, and full of front-office drama.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The supersmart and rousing Moneyball, which may be the best baseball movie since "Bull Durham," is also about talk, but in a coolly heady and original inside-the-front-office way.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Now that Pitt no longer has brash youth on his side, he's digging deeper and doing more with less. It's the kind of acting - understated but woven with golden threads of movie-star style - that gives us more to look at rather than less.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Moneyball is a hilarious and provocative change-up, entertaining without feeling the need to swing for the fences.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Moneyball is one of the best and most viscerally exciting films of the year.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The supporting cast is strong, as is the deft, sharply witty script. Miller directs elegantly, letting the narrative unfold at a deliberate, artful pace.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This extraordinary hybrid of a movie lives and breathes the game, yet its achievement is bigger than that. There's a touch of old-fashioned romanticism here, but more crucially there's strategy going on inside Bennett Miller's movie that turns it into something cool and special.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie does achieve something nearly impossible: Someone who doesn't even like the sport may care about Billy Beane and the 2002 Oakland Athletics.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Naysayers have been claiming for years that the "Moneyball" book wouldn't work as a movie. But ultimately, it's the cinematic touches that keep this film version from becoming something exceptional.
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87 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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