• Trouble With the Curve (2012)

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Release Date: September 21st, 2012

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2012

PG-13|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
For decades Gus Lobel (Clint Eastwood) has been one of baseball's best scouts -- but now his age is catching up with him. Still, he refuses to be benched even though his bosses are questioning his judgment. Tasked with checking out the country's hottest batting prospect, Gus is forced to accept help from his daughter, Mickey (Amy Adams). Though they haven't spent time together in years, father and daughter make new discoveries about their shared past, which could change their future.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Robert Patrick, Matthew Lillard, Scott Eastwood, Joe Massingill

Director: Robert Lorenz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Malpaso Company

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

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  • 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

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

  • 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

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