The Greatest Game Ever PlayedBlue-collar Francis Ouimet fights class prejudice while mastering golf, a game guarded by the upper crust. Soon, with the help of his spunky 10-year-old caddy Eddie, Francis boldly breaks down all barriers with a thrilling display of unrivaled drive, skill, and heart, and challenges the golf pro for the U.S. Open Championship!Keywords:
Actors of "The Greatest Game Ever Played"
Characters of "The Greatest Game Ever Played"
Directors of "The Greatest Game Ever Played"Bill PaxtonBirthdate: 17 May 1955, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Creators of "The Greatest Game Ever Played"Mark FrostBirthdate: 25 November 1953
Critic Reviews of "The Greatest Game Ever Played"Village VoiceOctober 04, 2005
Ouimet versus Vardon probably was the greatest golf game ever played, and Paxton and Frost do it justice, but I wouldn't sit through another simulated hole of it for Tiger Woods's salary.Ebert & RoeperOctober 03, 2005
I know it's all about how well they construct the journey, but I just kind of felt like, okay, we know exactly what's going to happen here.Washington PostSeptember 30, 2005
[An] overloaded movie.Toronto StarSeptember 30, 2005
As sports movies go, it doesn't get more exciting than this.Seattle TimesSeptember 30, 2005
A sweet-natured, prettily photographed and at times genuinely exciting drama, bogged down by some thinly written characters and syrupy music.San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 30, 2005
The film will have to settle for a bogey rather than a par.Laramie Movie ScopeSeptember 07, 2014
The game is full of suspense, twists and turns. The characters are fascinating. The locations, sets and costume designs are all first-rate. The story is held back by the Disney formula, but is strong enough to overcome it.Movie MetropolisJune 16, 2009
The characters model some wonderful behavior for youngsters%u2014things like tolerance, restraint, persistence, good manners, and good sportsmanship. Things that, sadly, seem to have gone the way of knickers.Cinema SignalsJune 12, 2009
I don't want to just take their word for it! Show me what was so special about this guy's game!!Christianity TodaySeptember 25, 2006
Greatest Game succeeds because it has enough history and authenticity to please golf enthusiasts while maintaining enough heart and human drama to appeal to the rest.7M PicturesApril 21, 2006
If you're not willing to stand in the rain during a major tournament, you're gonna get bored with these movies.Reno Gazette-JournalApril 15, 2006
[Director Bill] Paxton's narrative is confusing at first, but the film is entertaining overall.
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