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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Accomplishes the impossible, maybe the unimaginable -- it makes golf entertaining. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Costner and Russo show they're up to par. [16 August 1996, p.D1] show more

  • 88
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    Shelton has a talent for using the specific to illustrate the universal. Avowed baseball haters loved "Bull Durham." And if watching golf sounds like an excellent insomnia cure, you will probably still enjoy Tin Cup. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Well written. The dialogue is smart and fresh. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    This movie ranks as better-than-par entertainment. show more

  • 75
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The climax also comes with a nifty little kicker. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Ron Shelton's romantic comedy has no more visual excitement than a televised golf tournament, but the climax is truly surprising, and there's solid acting by Don Johnson and Cheech Marin. show more

  • 80

    Shelton keeps the humour straight down the middle and, just like "Bull Durham" before it, uses the rituals and metaphors of sport to relate the complexities of love and relationships. show more

  • 50
    TV Guide

    You can almost feel writer-director Ron Shelton praying for lightning to strike twice, but to no avail. show more

  • 20
    Austin Chronicle

    If you've got money to waste and enjoy pain, go ahead and see this movie. Or just play a round of golf. Six of one… show more

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