The Perfect Game Reviews

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May 7, 2010
Notable only for being a catalog of just about every kid-pic cliche' ever committed to film.
April 30, 2010
Director William Dear is not one to miss a sentimental beat.
April 19, 2010
[From] the second minute of the movie I knew every single thing that was going to happen and there was not a single surprise.
April 16, 2010
It's an unabashedly corny but occasionally stirring dramedy based on the true-life story of scrappy young baseball players from Mexico.
April 16, 2010
So overwhelmed by its own based-on-actual-events tale that it can't find the tone to tell it effectively.
April 16, 2010
Anyone much older than, say, 10, will likely find the underdog saga sappy and manipulative, not to mention filled with sports movie cliches, including the following statement: "It will take a miracle to make them into a real team."
May 13, 2014
No ironic detachment for William Dear's latest film: It may have every clich in the book, but The Perfect Game means everything it says.
May 12, 2014
It's all stencil work without a single touch of novelty, inspiration or originality.
December 2, 2013
The Perfect Game proves that you don't always have to reach for lofty heights to work. It's certainly not a classic. It's a simple pleasure for those times when that's all you need.
December 29, 2011
A welcome addition to the expanding genre of baseball films.
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