For those who haven't read the book, 'Moneyball' is the true story of a former ballplayer named Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) who traded in his cleats for a job as the General Manager of the Oakland A's during the late '90s (a position he still holds to this day). Over the next few years, Beane and his team of baseball analysts created one of the most successful teams in the league using statistics previously seen as unworthy by traditional scouts and baseball minds. We loved the book, we really liked the movie, and now -- thanks to Yahoo! and -- we've got two new clips to give you better idea of how things are run in 'Moneyball.'

Philip Seymour Hoffman. Not a guy you want to deliver bad news to.

Directed by Bennett Miller ('Capote') and written by Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian, look for 'Moneyball' in theaters on Sept. 23.

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Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures.
PG-13 2011
Based on 42 critics

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