- 2h 13min
- Directed by: Bennett Miller
- Written by: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin
- Cast: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman
- UK release: 25 November 2011
- Website: www.moneyball-movie.com
Based on the true story of Billy Beane (Pitt), general manager of Oakland Athletics baseball team, who, faced with a low budget, used advanced statistics instead of traditional sports wisdom to choose players. Despite some sharp dialogue and strong moments, it relies too much on sports movie clichés.
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Moneyball8 Nov 2011
Star-studded baseball film mired in clichés and with scenes that fall flat
(12A) 133min Moneyball is a baseball movie that aims for universal appeal by casting Brad Pitt as a maverick general manager, having climactic scenes revolving around a strained father/daughter relationship, and in its strongest moments, being about…
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