Trouble With the Curve Synopsis
An aged baseball scout and his estranged daughter head to North Carolina to see a hot prospect.
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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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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Eastwood and Adams are just so much damn fun to watch.
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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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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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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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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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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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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Trouble With the Curve has a problem tipping its pitches.
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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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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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Great story, see it!

By AztecDan
The writers did a great job, Eastwood and Adams performed flawlessly. the pain in the dysfunctional relationships is real, and the ending makes it all worthwhile. The audience laughed, cried and...

Trouble With The Curve

By lovevegas007
Go see it! You won't be disappointed! Great cast, great story, GREAT movie! It's a relationship story between a father and daughter, boyfriend and girlfriend, job and family. Women who love...

No Trouble With The Curve

By Darkola
Clint Eastwood in my opinion, is one of the greatest directors, and has always been a great actor, from when he was young up to his current age, with age, he pics the right parts to play in a movie....

Trouble with the curve

By mrfallreev
After all, how much longer are we going to get to see Clint Eastwood in a new flick? Just as cool old, as when young. I'll take seeing Amy Adams as much as I can too. I can't write like a strong...

Could not believe it!

By zookie55
I am not sure who the critics were that said this was a mediocre movie, but they must have been asleep at the wheel! This movie will make you laugh out loud, cry, cheer for the love story, or...

You will really enjoy this movie

By balboabeachbumb
Even though the vast majority of the audience was older, I think anyone from teenagers on would really enjoy the movie. Good acting all around, especially from Eastwood and Adams. I was very happy...

Trouble with the Curve

By lowilkerson
Great movie! Laughed a little, cried a little. A father/daughter love story. Relationships are complicated but with give and take it can work out and does. It's got chick flick for the girls and...


By halet444
One of the best I've seen in more than a year. To those that are boycotting because of Clint"s Political Views...if you boycott all actors who give political opinions you're not going to see very...

Trouble with the Curve

By raco6698
One of the Best Movies of the year. Clint Eastwood did his usual great job and Justin Timber lake was a very good supporting actor. Anyone that wouldn't watch the Movie because of the great skit he...

Great movie!

By BOZO108
This is a GREAT movie. It has it all, great actors, great story line, humor, some sad moments, and a nice ending. I think anyone would enjoy this movie. All of the characters work very well...

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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 Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
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