Moneyball Synopsis
A baseball manager (Brad Pitt) on a tight budget takes a new approach to assembling his team.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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By nancyflachs
I'm not always a fan of books-turned-into-movies, but I thought this was a great rendition of Michael Lewis' book. You don't have to be a baseball fan to like this movie and appreciate it's plot, and...

Moneyball is very good...perfect film with October approaching...

By arjaybee
You don't have to be a baseball fan to enjoy Moneyball! If you are a fan of top-notch acting, Brad Pitt, or dramas based on true stories then this is your kind of film. The screenplay was...

great film

By fredmartins
Great movie! Must see....

Moneyball: B

By MattH306
A good, but not classic baseball movie. Enjoyed the story, but the concept at times didn't translate well....

excellent for baseball lovers

By sagowell
Great writing, acting and an uplifting true story are all the components that made this film intriguing and compelling. I have to admit if I weren't a baseball fan I would have been lost in all the...


By jmich4
One of those movies that draws you in so you do not want to leave your seat...get your popcorn first! Warm, funny, interesting - def exceeded my expectations. Really well acted too. Highly...


By guptill1
Great movie. Brad Pitt does a good job, not as great as other movies he has been in but enjoyable. The premise behind the movie (being based on a true story) make it so real that you forget you're...

Money ball is a Home run

By davybrewster
this is great movie about putting faith in something that others don't believe...


By vkburwell
a must see, I don't even know or care that much about baseball and I enjoyed it enough to see it again. The two hour movie flew by!...

Very good movie!

By eilobr
Great movie! Very entertaining and better than I thought it would be. Maybe because I'm from the Bay Area, I found the movie to be especially interesting. Good performances from everyone....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Fantastic, inspiring baseball drama covers all its bases.
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