The Greatest Game Ever Played is an excellent family-friendly, underdog, sports-themed film in the Disney tradition. I thoroughly enjoyed the cast; the young Shia LaBouf was perfect for the role. Sure, it's clichéd at times; the class conflict/social structure theme permeates th...
The true story of an upset victory that helped change the sport of golf forever provides the basis for this period drama. Francis Ouimet (played by Shia LaBeouf) was born in 1893 to a working-class fa... read more
Directed by: Bill Paxton
Release Date: September 30, 2005
DVD Release Date: April 11, 2006
Stats: 2,331 reviews
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August 24, 2012
April 13, 2012
Good film! Shia LeBeouf was good, and Stephen Dillane was perfectly cast.
September 18, 2011
Why had I not heard of this film before? It would have gone completely under my radar, if it weren't for me catching it on TV, when randomly zapping through some channels. I'm surprised it hasn't received more attention than it has, because it's quite a remarkable and inspiring s...
October 27, 2010
Cast: Tyler Brody Stein, Shia LaBeouf, Elias Koteas, Josh Flitter, Max Kasch, Stephen Dillane, Peter Firth, Peyton List, Jackie Burroughs, Luke Askew, Len Cariou
Director: Bill Paxton
Summary: With a pint-sized caddie (Josh Flitter) at his side, amateur golfer Francis Ouime...
October 13, 2010
I am not really into golf films
June 19, 2010
January 18, 2010
I'm not a fan of Golf or most sports movies, but somehow this movie really did it for me. The story was well executed and Shia LaBeouf did a great job with his role. It's also a very beautiful looking film, especially for it being kid centric. If only more kid's movies could be l...
January 13, 2010fb733768972
Mesmorizing on many levels! This is one of disney's most mature films!
September 12, 2009
Super good movie! I thought i gave it a shot and was well payed for! Very good acting and a excellent true life film. I might add that Golf movies are really not my cup of tea even though i love sport movies.
Near the turn of the twentieth century, young Harry Vardon becomes a...
November 7, 2008
Harry Vardon: "Let me tell you something. I came here to win a trophy. And on the face of it Ted Ray or I should carry it off. Not for you, not for England, but for sheer bloody pride at being the best, *that's* why we do this. And if Mr. Ouimet wins tomorrow, it's because he'...
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