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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Eastwood and Adams are just so much damn fun to watch. show more

  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Trouble With the Curve has a problem tipping its pitches. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Its title notwithstanding, there's nothing that remotely approaches a narrative curve ball in this tired saga of an aging baseball scout. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Trouble With the Curve finally finds its zone when Gus and Mickey find the young baseball prodigy they've been looking for. That doesn't happen until the narrative's last inning, though, too late to save the movie. I'd call it "Neanderthalball." show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The good news is that this daddy/daughter reconciliation story connects with the ball. The not-so-good: It's a blooper. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Trouble With the Curve is easily digestible in chunks – if it were a CBS show, it'd be called "Postseason With Morrie" - and it has an affectionate view of grubby motels, greasy diners and small-town scoreboards. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    Eastwood is vastly entertaining as an old-fashioned scout who disdains computers and fancy statistical charts in favor of his own time-tested instincts. show more

  • 60
    Movieline

    Trouble With The Curve is an ode to the old ways of doing things, both in terms of acting and baseball. show more

  • 65
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    Predictable but appealing, Trouble with the Curve is the latest of Clint Eastwood's odes to old-fashioned attitudes and virtues. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Trouble With the Curve isn't a great sports film, like Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby" (2004). But it's a superior entertainment, moving down somewhat predictable paths with an authenticity and humanity that appeals. show more

  • March 09, 2013 bookllover
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    there is something about this film. is it hokey? maybe a little, but i was totally absorbed in the story, in the characters, in the pain of these people, this is something special..a GREAT friday night movie..i wish i could find more movies like this.And i like that we can feel the resentment coming off of amy adams, how frustrated she is..5 stars all the way! call it whatever you like, i have 111 minutes of pure enjoyment, and i didn\'t expect to love it

  • December 13, 2012 elruskelly
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    ENJOYED IT, LIKE BASEBALL. THE STORY WAS GREAT. ENJOYED SEEING WHERE MOST OF IT WAS FILMED.

  • November 10, 2012 pdsnyder123
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    This is a Clint Eastwood movie, enough said ~~ heart warming

  • November 02, 2012 stategirl81
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    The most boring and predictable movie I\'ve ever seen. I usually LOVE all Clint\'s movies, but this one was a bummer.

  • October 21, 2012 codycody22cody
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    This was an awesome movie. The storyline was very engaging and the acting was superb! I would never be influenced by the so-called critic reviews because the majority of the time they do not know what they are talking about. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and you will too!

  • October 21, 2012 pmludwick1
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    Great great movie. I love d it and the story line too.

  • October 14, 2012 bdolls
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    GREAT MOVE AND I DONT LIKE BASBALL

  • October 13, 2012 maui1day
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    how can you Not love Eastwood? loved every min of it.

  • October 12, 2012 vandalwfs
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    Great movie. Clint Eastwood is a breath of fresh in Hollywood. His movies are always well done. Entertaining and the cast was perfect... A must see for families and sports fans!!!

  • October 11, 2012 loisog
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    Best show in ages.

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