• Released
  • April 16, 2010
  • PG , 1 hr 58 min
  • Drama
  • 403 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A ragtag team from Monterrey, Mexico, enters the 1957 Little League World Series.

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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pete Hammond
Really a perfect family movie.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The film's flaws probably won't bother less jaded kids one whit.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It’s not a game anymore. In 1957, these kids were playing. And it was a perfect game.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A very sweet, very slight family movie that scores smiles and tears of joy.
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63

Boston Globe

Much like a Sox starter struggling for the first couple of innings before settling down, The Perfect Game takes a while to get to the parts...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
As the title loudly hints, ultimate victory assumes the flawless shape of the star pitcher’s perfect game, a rarity anywhere yet especially...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
A movie for people who value heart and earnestness over technical filmmaking skill, and consider unpredictable plot turns a betrayal.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A lot of heart, a jaunty mariachi score and a lush Eisenhower-era look help as the family-friendly story follows the usual sports-drama...
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38

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
The characters in The Perfect Game speak old school “Hollywood Mexican.” In other words, they speak English with accents that we haven’t...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The film is perfectly mediocre, which is heartbreaking, not heartwarming.
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Rated PG | For some thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Sentimental, inspiring tale about Little League underdogs.
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