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Moneyball (2011)

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Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

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Bennett Miller

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Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Aaron Sorkin (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Pitt ... Billy Beane
Jonah Hill ... Peter Brand
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Art Howe
Robin Wright ... Sharon
Chris Pratt ... Scott Hatteberg
Stephen Bishop ... David Justice
Reed Diamond ... Mark Shapiro
Brent Jennings ... Ron Washington
Ken Medlock ... Grady Fuson
Tammy Blanchard ... Elizabeth Hatteberg
Jack McGee ... John Poloni
Vyto Ruginis ... Pittaro
Nick Searcy ... Matt Keough
Glenn Morshower ... Ron Hopkins
Casey Bond ... Chad Bradford
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Storyline

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on its ear when he uses statistical data to analyze and place value on the players he picks for the team. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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What are you really worth?

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Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moneyball See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,501,302, 25 September 2011

Gross USA:

$75,605,492

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,206,216
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Beane is advising his players, he says "When your enemy is making mistakes don't interrupt 'em". This is paraphrasing advice reputedly delivered by Napoleon to his generals during a battle in 1805. See more »

Goofs

Oakland pitcher Jim Mecir's name is misspelled "Mercir" in the closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Billy Beane: [Suggesting a player for first base] Scott Hatteberg.
Scout Barry: Who?
Billy Beane: Exactly. The guy sounds like an Oakland A already.
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Referenced in Final de partida: Los premios Óscar (2012) See more »

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User Reviews

Good, But I Would Not Friend It.
25 October 2011 | by terminatorjenkinsSee all my reviews

"Moneyball" got the paddles of life taken to it by the same screenwriter that worked the Facebook movie, and it shows in the quick quip dialog. This is a good thing and the movie is cute and entertaining a chuckle at a time. It does not really give the actors anything Oscar worthy to deal with though, so nothing bad to say about the acting, but no hip-hip-hooray either.

As a baseball fan I found some of the movie interesting, but overall I felt like the insider access was not as interesting as just watching MLBtv and long periods of time were passed over without me really getting invested into the drama of it all.

This is a good, entertaining movie, and worth a rent, but it's not a "time and time again" sort of flick to me and seems like a strong contender for A title at an amazing $5 price at a retail store less than a year after release to home video. I saw it at the movie theater and it wasn't really a sit and see it n the big screen type of flick.


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