The Pride of the Yankees Reviews

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September 17, 2019
Lou Gehrig's life has been portrayed onscreen with precision and realism. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 30, 2018
[It's] perceived by many film-goers as the best baseball sports biopic ever. It might be right, but only by default.
May 6, 2014
The Coop mannerisms aren't really suited to Gehrig, but he gives a typically sympathetic performance alongside Wright and real-life stars such as Babe Ruth.
March 12, 2013
Gary Cooper brings the Yankee legend to life with great honesty and emotion.
August 31, 2012
Mat achieves exhilaration from his angle shooting and the feeling throughout out of a concave screen. Whatever feel of baseball this picture has is the result of his running camera.
February 8, 2011
Gary Cooper gives a splendid, Oscar-nominated performance as lou Gehrig in Sam Wood's nostalgic but touching biopic of the Iron man, first baseman of the NY Yankess.
December 18, 2010
Heartwarming baseball classic for tweens and up.
August 4, 2008
Top Critic
August 4, 2008
The best part of Pride of the Yankees is its grade-A love story.
March 21, 2007
The Pride of The Yankees is a tribute to an American sports hero, but made and released during World War II it is also a tribute to the soldiers fighting overseas.
March 14, 2007
It's a stirring, tear-jerking film for lovers of baseball.
March 14, 2007
For baseball and non-baseball fan alike, this sentimental, romantic saga of the NY kid who rose to the baseball heights and later met such a tragic end is well worth seeing.
June 19, 2005
January 30, 2004
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August 22, 2003
July 30, 2003
Eloquently written (by Herman Mankiewicz and Jo Swerling from a story by Paul Gallico), stunningly photographed, and directed with great sensitivity.
May 20, 2003
As a simple, moving story with an ironic heart-tug at the end, it serves as a fitting memorial to the real Lou, who called himself the luckiest man alive.
February 22, 2003
Yankee fan or not, this is a great film.
February 16, 2003
Only develops any real energy toward the end.
January 22, 2003
Good biopic of Lou Gehrig. Splendid Gary Cooper performance.
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