|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt, Kathryn Morris, Tammy Blanchard, Erin Pickett, Sergio Garcia, Stephen Bishop|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||April - Drama, Best of LOVEFiLM Instant, Drama Greats, Dramas, Holiday Treats, Holiday Viewing, Just Arrived, Our Favourites|
|2hrs 7 mins||12|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||2 hours 7 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Brad Pitt delivers one of his best performances, in this true story that's less about baseball and more about values and self-worth.
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Riveting, and yes Brad Pitt can act after all.By Onlylexus (119 reviews) from Chesterfield , 30 Jan 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]I know you've see a plethara of baseball movies over the years, but I can assure you... not like this one! Ok it has a little of that American clecheid sentimentality that most of them have, but the thing is Moneyball hits you from a different aspect altogether. The plot grabs your attention because of the intelligence and mathamatics used in how to bring together a winning base ball team. The idea that any given player at any given time can perform statistically better against another given player depending on the average performance through a season is clever indeed. Computer power is used to calculate all the given factors of a player, his runs, where and how he might strike the baseball; Where a player or a fielder stands, or how many balls are dropped and in what circumstances, it boggled my mind and because of that I was so very interested. Brad Pitt produced this film and took the main role, I was very impressed with his acting in this, as usually I haven't seen any role he's taken that called for genuine character acting, but this role gave him that opportunity in bucket loads. Brilliant film and even if you don't like sport, you may like this one, I did. Top marks!
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Great energy and dialogue!By a customer , 15 Mar 2013You don't have to be a sports fan to watch this, which I am not. It's far more a tale of a man's triumph over himself and his doubters. A+++
Duller than Dull!By a customer , 11 Mar 2013Really Really DULL!! The whole film i was expecting something to happen and it never did. It was well acted just the story didn't transfer well to film! Maybe if you are a fan of this team then it might be more exciting!
Not badBy a customer , 03 Mar 2013Good film but takes a while to get going. Brad Pitt plays a good character. A love of sports is beneficial.
Different formulaBy trickydicky2002 (27 reviews) from Reading , 02 Mar 2013Taken ages to get around to watch this but finally managed it. I must recycle films faster I'm making LF too much profit.
What a great film different formula in baseball and different formula in film-making and at last a Hollywood film that engages you without the meticulously predictable and colourbynumbers coverage.
A mini-masterpiece - brave - eye opening. True.
Curiously engaging dramaBy Vdubbman (72 reviews) , 02 Mar 2013I watched this with absolutely no preconceptions and found it curiously engaging. It's not an action/ thriller/ comedy etc, just a dramatisation of events during the life of a baseball coach who bucked the trend. I don't think you need to have any interest in baseball to enjoy it. Good drama and somewhat different to what we are used to seeing from Mr Pitt