Moneyball (2011) Season 06 Episode 32

Distilled Capitalism, Surprisingly Delightful, Sports Movie, Statistical Bromance, Hair Raising, these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode thirty-two of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are playing baseball and are reviewing Moneyball. Host, Underappreciated Player Tony is joined by co-host with Irreparable Nerve Damage Sarah and guests Talent Scout Katie, Rookie of the Year Ashley, and Failed Prodigy Ryan. This week we play a game of Release Year for Baseball Movies with Numbers, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game. So tune in as we discuss at length about Baseball, Jonah Hill, Numbers, and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Talent Scout Katie 4.25

Rookie of the Year Ashley 4

Failed Prodigy Ryan 3

Has Irreparable Nerve Damage Sarah 4.5

Underappreciated Player Tony 4.25

20/25   80%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis:  Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, one day has an epiphany: Baseball’s conventional wisdom is all wrong. Faced with a tight budget, Beane must reinvent his team by outsmarting the richer ball clubs. Joining forces with Ivy League graduate Peter Brand, Beane prepares to challenge old-school traditions. He recruits bargain-bin players whom the scouts have labeled as flawed, but have game-winning potential. Based on the book by Michael Lewis.

Directed by Bennett Miller

Brad Pitt as Billy Beane
Robin Wright as Sharon
Jonah Hill as Peter Brand
Philip Seymour Hoffman as Art Howe
Chris Pratt as Scott Hatteberg

Game 1

Release Year for Baseball Movies


  1. A League of Their Own.……….1992
  1. Bad News Bears.……….1976
  1. Bad News Bears (Remake) ……….2005
  1. Field of Dreams……….1989
  1. The Rookie……….2002
  1. 42.……….2013
  1. Major League……….1989
  1. The Sandlot……….1993
  1. The Benchwarmers……….2006
  2. Summer Catch.……….2001
  3. The Babe……….1992

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $50,000,000 (estimated)
Foreign: $34,600,724
Bonus 1: (Opening Weekend 2,993 Theaters)$19,501,302
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IMDB Rating:76% (7.6)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies with balls – Katie

  1. Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs
  2. Rollerball
  3. The Cannonball Run
  4. Dragonball evolution
  5. Dodgeball an Underdog Story
  6. Space Balls
  7. Monsters Ball
  8. Balls of Fury
  9. Thunderball
  10. Balto

2011 Box Office Topping Movies – Ryan

  1. True Grit
  2. Hall Pass
  3. Rio
  4. Thor
  5. Ghost Protocol
  6. Super 8
  7. Green Lantern
  8. Limitless
  9. The Rite
  10. The Roommate

Brad Pitt Movies – Ashley

  1. Fight Club
  2. Oceans 11
  3. Inglourious Basterds
  4. Se7en
  5. Snatch
  6. Troy
  7. World War Z
  8. Mr & Mrs Smith
  9. Burn After Reading
  10. Legends of the Fall

Jonah Hill Movies – Ryan

  1. 21 Jump Street
  2. Superbad
  3. Megamind
  4. The Wolf of Wall Street
  5. War Dogs
  6. Accepted
  7. Strange Wilderness
  8. Funny People
  9. Get Him To The Greek
  10. This Is The End

Math Movies – Ashley

  1. A Beautiful Mind
  2. Good Will Hunting
  3. 21
  4. Hidden Figures
  5. The Imitation Game
  6. The Martian
  7. The Number 23
  8. The Theory of Everything
  9. The Big Short
  10. Infinity

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