Movie Recommendations: #63

Moneyball(2011)

Director: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill,Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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Moneyball is a sports drama film,chronicling the 2002 season of The Oakland Athletics baseball team under their maverick manager Billy Beane.

Facing financial restrictions and the departure of three key players, Billy Beane and Peter Brand, an Ivy League graduate, come up with a highly detailed and statistics-based method of scouting and recruiting players. After facing opposition from his colleagues at the club due to initially poor results , Beane’s meticulously assembled squad starts to pay off.

Moneyball tells an inspirational success story and is a must-watch for all sports lovers. It was nominated for six Academy Awards,including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Pitt and Best Supporting Actor for Hill.

 

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