61* Reviews

February 5, 2018
Barry Pepper is an amazing Maris look-alike, Thomas Jane manages to suggest the damage Mantle did to himself, and Richard Masur plays the sort of sportswriter I wanted to grow up to be...
July 6, 2010
While the script has its fair share of treacly moments intended to manipulate viewers into caring deeply for this duo, Billy Crystal's dream project about his beloved Yankees and one of their great chapters gets a heroic treatment in 61*.
April 12, 2007
A great baseball movie solidly directed by Billy Crystal. You can tell he's a Yankee fan, but also does not hesitate from showing the warts on some of his idols.
March 31, 2005
One of the best telemovies I've ever seen...simply sensational
September 2, 2004
June 4, 2004
August 1, 2003
...[features] two superb performances.
November 7, 2002
Baseball drama from director Billy Crystal has the graceful arc of a well-hit ball.
August 31, 2002
August 30, 2002
A superior baseball movie
July 31, 2002
July 25, 2002
Unexpectedly touching (and extremely well-acted) portrait of two baseball legends.
November 13, 2001
This film will play much better to die hard baseball fans than it will to non-devotees
October 21, 2001