Hoosiers - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Hoosiers Reviews

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Pete Croatto
February 5, 2005
a rare example when every reason we love watching movies comes together for two hours
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
November 5, 2003
A sound -- if manipulative -- sports movie.
| Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
July 29, 2003
Superbly evocative, deeply stirring.
| Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 18, 2003
A basketball coach in a small town proves that lives can be reclaimed even if one has messed up in the past.
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
This film's very lack of surprise and sophistication accounts for a lot of its considerable charm.
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 25, 2002
As rousing a male weepie as has ever been committed to film...
Full Review| Original Score: B+
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
August 22, 2002
a high-spirited crowdpleaser, well-performed
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
Basketball fans will be weeping like babies.
| Original Score: 4/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
March 10, 2002
Hoosiers contains enough pleasures to make anyone without a heart of stone put aside cynicism and root for the underdogs.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Bruce Newman
Sports Illustrated
June 13, 2001
It is oddly affecting, because it feels true.
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It's a movie that is all heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The movie's enormous craftsmanship accumulates till you're actually seduced into believing all its Pepperidge Farm buncombe. That's quite an achievement.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Even though we've seen it all before, Hoosiers scores big by staying small.
Guy MacPherson
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
You don't have to be a basketball fan to enjoy this movie. But if you are, you'll appreciate it all the more.
Full Review | Original Score: 79/100
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 3, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide
February 2, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Paul Matwychuk
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
November 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
November 15, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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