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Based on 8 Reviews
critic reviews (8)
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  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A sweetly hilarious romantic comedy about a soccer fan whose favorite pro team's unexpected success threatens to push him over the edge. show more

  • 88
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Vastly superior to the small and independent films that have come out during the last six months. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The story is unmemorable, but the characters are engaging and their predicaments are all too recognizable. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    It's an amiable enough picture, and genuinely insightful about the emotional appeal of devoted fandom. show more

  • 70
    Desson Thomson Washington Post

    If you don't operate on the premise that soccer is the most important thing in the universe, you might not go along with everything in Fever Pitch. show more

  • 50
    The New York Times

    Just because a first-person analysis of a sociocultural phenomenon is fascinating in print, it should not necessarily be turned into a movie. show more

  • 40
    Jonathan Rosenbaum Chicago Reader

    This frantic tale seems at once preachy and incoherent, collapsing into a more or less random collection of disconnected, unfocused scenes. show more

  • 30
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    The entire matter of totemistic home-team dementia is roasted on a spit and then embraced for all its sorry pointlessness. show more

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