Based on 25 Critics
  • The film takes a true story and drags it through a swamp of hyped-up Hollywood cliches. show more

  • Cynics may roll their eyes at Hardball's earnestness, but the movie proves even the most conventional stories can move and engage you, provided they're told well. show more

  • It drifts above the surface of its natural subjects, content to be a genre picture. We're always aware of the formula--and in a picture based on real life, we shouldn't be. show more

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