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Trouble with the Curve (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 21 September 2012 (USA)
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A daughter tries to remedy her dysfunctional relationship with her ailing father, a decorated baseball scout by helping him in a recruiting trip which could be his last.

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Gus is a baseball scout. The team he works for thinks he should retire. He asks them to let him do one more scouting job to prove himself. His friend, Pete, asks Gus's estranged daughter, Mickey, if she could go with him to make sure he's OK as his eyes are failing. The doctor tells Gus he should get his eyes treated but he insists on doing his scouting assignment, which takes him to North Carolina. Mickey decides to put her work on hold to go with him and she wants him to explain why he pushed her away. Whilst there he runs into Johnny, a scout from another team who was a promising player Gus once scouted. Johnny and Mickey take an interest in each other. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Whatever Life Throws at You

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual references, some thematic material and smoking | See all certifications »

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21 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Curvas de la vida  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,162,040 (USA) (21 September 2012)

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$35,754,555 (USA) (7 December 2012)
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Amy Adams has said of working with Clint Eastwood: "Working with Clint was amazing. He is truly a legend, so to share the screen with him was an honor". See more »

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While Mickey sits working on her laptop in the motel, she is clearly typing on the keyboard, but the text on the screen is not moving at all. See more »

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Gus: [at the toilet] Okay, come on now. Come on, boy. Let's not take your sweet-ass time about this. Jesus. Okay, that's it... Ah, good. Don't laugh, I outlived you, you little bastard.
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On My Way
Written by Greg Camp, Randy Brown, Colby Pollard and Joe Hester
Performed by The Neighbors and Greg Camp
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Great Drama
20 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A great film for sports fans and non sports fans alike. Great drama and acting by Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams. They really make a believable father and daughter. Justin Timberlake was also good as a washed up pitcher turned baseball scout. It follows a story of a baseball scout (Eastwood) who is getting towards the end of his career, and scouting the potential number one pick for the Atlanta Braves. Eastwood is definitely getting up there but he can still act and plays this part perfectly. The film moves along good, and is enjoyable from start to finish. It has laughs, drams and some romance. Great for a couple or for the family. An added bonus if you're a baseball fan. 8/10.


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