Bull Durham details
|Starring:||Trey Wilson, Robert Wuhl, Tim Robbins, Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon|
|Run time:||1 hour 43 minutes|
|Rental release:||06 May 2002|
|Dubbed:||German, French, Spanish|
|Subtitles:||Dutch, French, Spanish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English, German|
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Its not all about ballsBy Boges from Middlesex , 09 Jan 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]Even though I don't really know much about baseball I found this film hugely entertaining, it was a sordid story with a strong cast. Kevin Costner was at his best.
The relationship between the three central characters was realistic in its portrayal of sexual politics.
Funny, heart warming and a journey of change for the characters. Definitely one to watch.
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Average filmBy uniqueness (94 reviews) from Glasgow , 09 Nov 2012Not one of Kevin Costner's best films. But still a fair watch especially if your a sports fan.
Theres plenty of laughs and quirks together with love story's.
Compared to Field of Dreams, Costner's other baseball film, this one is like the poor cousin.
I thought the general plot was just a bit stale and the relationship triangle between Costner, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon was a bit weary and tiresome. I felt this could have been maintained as long as it was given a bit less film minutes, i felt the director was dragging this out and it wore the film down a bit.
I'd recommend it as long as you don't have a blockbuster to watch. It'll never be in your all time favs list, but it's still worth a watch.
Bull DurhamBy ian3 (538 reviews) from Salisbury , 27 Jun 2011Bull Durham
A great cast and story make this one of the best films for Baseball. Outstanding a definite one to get and watch ..
Wimbledon with sex or Over-hyped and Over-performedBy a customer from Colwyn Bay, North Wales , 06 Sep 2010Look at a list of the best sports films of all time and you often see this film mentioned somewhere. So my expectation was quite high. However, Bull Durham fits into the 'I hate seeing a film that has been hyped up only to be left totally unsatisfied' category.
OK there were some good elements; the main one that its different to lots of sports films, mainly by having a lot of sex making up the storyline.
But even this idea became annoying after a while because it was just a bit too weird, over-acted and unreal. Would Kevin Costner's character really want to go where Tim Robbins had just parked his love truncheon? Would any man want to settle down with basically a woman who's slept with an entire roster of baseball players? Which two characters did. But maybe the religious player didn't know. Yet who wants to see a man marry a whore without knowing? Like he's been tricked.
I would have liked more sports action, a bit more of a feel good factor and to feel more inspired. But maybe i'm just a fan of the classic, some might say boring, predictable format of other sports films and Bull Durham doesn't do this. It bucks the trend.
However, i still didn't enjoy the film. Nice idea but written, acted and filmed a bit poorly over-all.
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Kevin Costner under 50By a customer from Kingston, England , 14 Apr 2007I got this because I am a Costner fan and someone said that his number with Susan Sarandon was the sexiest thing. The film is a B movie, but nicely done.
Sadly I don't think Sarandon and Costner really made much music. I think they were both a bit old for a baseball movie. The younger guy played his part well.
I thought Costner said some sensible things and he managed to be about the most interesting guy in the film and it was great to see him so slim.
Don't know baseball, don't getBy Barry from Milford Haven, Wales , 24 Jul 2005Heading tells ya. If you don't like baseball you are probably not going to like this film. To any baseball fan it is a 'must see'. There is a love story in there, but it's mainly about a guy who has spent pretty much his whole career in the minors. Also, Screen Select got their review wrong, Sarandon is not a hooker, she is an english teacher. Enjoy it.