Moneyball - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Moneyball Reviews

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April 11, 2018
It's mostly the Pitt show.
March 21, 2018
Because of Sorkin's powerful script, the film becomes more than just a baseball story.
January 26, 2018
Academy Award-winning screenwriters Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin dissect the game into an intriguing underdog story.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 23, 2017
Okay. Let's get this right at the beginning. I liked Moneyball... But hear me out. Moneyball could have been great.
March 30, 2017
There is Rookie of the Year, Angels in the Outfield and Major League levels of feel-good inspiration at play, with an added layer of realism and intelligence.
July 13, 2016
'Moneyball' is right on the money, and hilarious. It's humor consists of uniformly understated, impeccably timed deadpan throwaways that come in under the radar and leave the audience roaring.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 9, 2016
By keeping it all low-key, with the big moment followed by reflection rather than celebration, Moneyball avoids becoming a self-congratulatory fairy tale.
February 26, 2016
It is, in fact, quite a good movie. I don't think it is entirely subversive to suggest that it might have been a little bit better.
May 12, 2015
A movie about baseball that contains surprisingly little baseball, it's more like The Bad News Bears with an economics degree.
May 6, 2014
Moneyball is a winner, one of the freshest and smartest sports movies in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 6, 2014
Directed by Capote's Bennett Miller, this is one helluva good sports movie. It's a terrific movie, period.
May 6, 2014
Writer Aaron Sorkin works best at auctioneer speeds, and some of the best scenes involve Pitt's character working the phones, calling and stalling other teams' managers, trading players like a used-car salesman.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 6, 2014
This is a baseball story that's less about game-winning hits and more about people willing to challenge the establishment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 6, 2014
Brad Pitt is at the top of his own game as Beane. Cocky and often nonchalant, he is gnawed by doubts that he tries to cover by grabbing a snack or pitching a grin.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 6, 2014
That such a literally spreadsheet-intensive story could register real human thought and feeling at all has to count as some kind of triumph.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 6, 2014
Moneyball is a great sports movie, yes, but it will also cross audiences. It's one of the year's finest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 6, 2014
Moneyball looks like an underdog sports movie, but it veers away from the path usually followed by films of the genre. My suggestion is that you set aside any preconceptions and just go with the flow.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 8, 2013
Australia may not exactly be mad for the game, but I suspect - I hope - that the latest film from Bennett Miller (Capote) will inspire a few more people to become immersed in it.
June 30, 2013
A well-written and incredibly smart film about baseball.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
March 4, 2013
Moneyball isn't just a great baseball movie; it's a great movie about baseball - and there's a difference.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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