Rookie of the Year Reviews

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Randy White
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Far-fetched fantasy is good-natured fun for all.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 6, 2005
Good Family Fun with a side-splitting performance by Stern
| Original Score: 3/5
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com
April 1, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
January 9, 2005
Above average baseball yarn with director Stern and friends paying homage to their beloved Cubbies.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
December 15, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Hollis Chacona
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 12, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
April 15, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 8, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 2, 2003
Merely mediocre.
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 16, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The first third or so of Rookie of the Year is hysterically funny, but then the film settles into a sentimental rut, only to pick up again here and there with amusing bits.
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Ken Eisner
Variety
February 23, 2012
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Leonard Klady
Variety
July 22, 2008
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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