• Released
  • September 21, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 51 min
  • Drama
  • 1,737 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An aged baseball scout and his estranged daughter head to North Carolina to see a hot prospect.

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Critic Ratings

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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Eastwood is vastly entertaining as an old-fashioned scout who disdains computers and fancy statistical charts in favor of his own...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Eastwood and Adams are just so much damn fun to watch.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The script is by first-timer Randy Brown, but it feels as if it were spit out by one of the assistant GM's computers, so regular are its...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The good news is that this daddy/daughter reconciliation story connects with the ball. The not-so-good: It's a blooper.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Trouble With the Curve is easily digestible in chunks – if it were a CBS show, it'd be called "Postseason With Morrie" - and it has an...
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60

Movieline

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Trouble With The Curve is an ode to the old ways of doing things, both in terms of acting and baseball.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Trouble With the Curve finally finds its zone when Gus and Mickey find the young baseball prodigy they've been looking for. That doesn't...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Trouble With the Curve has a problem tipping its pitches.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Its title notwithstanding, there's nothing that remotely approaches a narrative curve ball in this tired saga of an aging baseball scout.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Even those who don't know a foul tip from a chicken wing will be able to spot the desperate plays.
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Rated PG-13 | For Language, sexual references, some thematic material and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
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