7.2/10
108
2 user 1 critic

The Curious Case of Curt Flood (2011)

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

All of Me (1984)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A dying millionaire has her soul transferred into a younger, willing woman. However, something goes wrong, and she finds herself in her lawyer's body - together with the lawyer.

Director: Carl Reiner
Stars: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Victoria Tennant
Biography | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten
Arrowsmith (1931)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Ronald Colman, Helen Hayes, Richard Bennett
Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two friends lament their unhappy single lives while searching for Mr. Right in 1980s New Jersey.

Director: Mira Nair
Stars: Uma Thurman, Juliette Lewis, Gena Rowlands
Invictus (2009)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
... Narrator
... Herself (as Judy Pace Flood)
... Himself
Curt Flood ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Gibson ... Himself
Tim McCarver ... Himself
Shelly Flood ... Herself
Brad Snyder ... Himself
Jim Grant ... Himself
Elliott Maddox ... Himself
Dal Maxvill ... Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 July 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"It was gonna be the first line of his obituary"
6 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

Here is a fascinating psychological portrait of a baseball player whose name may not be well-known. But Curt Flood has certainly left his mark.

Flood was convincing in his argument that being involuntarily traded was akin to being chattel in the days of slavery. But he was subjugated by addictive behaviors and resisted taking responsibility for his own role in his problems.

This documentary is superb in its quoting of experts, including Flood's second wife Judy Pace and "A Well-Paid Slave" author Brad Snyder. Interviewees are generally articulate in capturing the multifaceted aspects of this outfielder known for his athleticism as he leapt for flies.

"Watching him catch balls was like watching pretty girls go by," said an admiring teammate. "The next one was prettier than the last one."

This "Renaissance man before the Renaissance man was invented" was also a talented artist -- or was he? Intriguing questions are raised as to whether Flood was a con artist and fraud.

For the challenging, unvarnished portrait of an important person, this film is worth watching.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed