Metacritic Movie Ratings
Moneyball Reviews

5.0

87

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Never before, though, have statistics added up to such electrifying entertainment. After the mostly minor-league productions of recent months, this movie, which was directed by Bennett Miller, renews your belief in the power of movies.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The supersmart and rousing Moneyball, which may be the best baseball movie since "Bull Durham," is also about talk, but in a coolly heady and original inside-the-front-office way.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The supporting cast is strong, as is the deft, sharply witty script. Miller directs elegantly, letting the narrative unfold at a deliberate, artful pace.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The movie does achieve something nearly impossible: Someone who doesn't even like the sport may care about Billy Beane and the 2002 Oakland Athletics.

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