The Scout Reviews

September 7, 2011
August 12, 2009
The Scout is the best comedy-fantasy about baseball ever made, which goes to show that if Hollywood keeps trying, eventually someone will get it right.
March 26, 2009
Even with the modest allure of Albert Brooks in what amounts to a mainstream effort, The Scout should get a quick trip to the showers.
May 20, 2003
The Scout was directed by Michael Ritchie and written by Mr. Brooks and Monica Johnson from a script written by Andrew Bergman years ago. It's probably not all that valuable to wonder how so many talented people went so wrong.
January 1, 2000
Rarely does a movie start high and go downhill so fast. It's as if the filmmakers progressively lost their nerve with every additional scene.
January 1, 2000
It's been a long time since there's been a good baseball movie. The Scout makes you wonder if there's ever going to be one again.
January 1, 2000
A genuine -- and immensely enjoyable -- curiosity.
September 30, 1994