Foxcatcher

Based on the shocking true story


Foxcatcher
This well-rated (by critics and the public) film is based on a true story about two Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers and their relationship with their eccentric sponsor that eventually led to murder.

133 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence, Drug abuse).
Biographical, Drama, Sports, Thriller, On the art circuit
Just remember it
Just remember it's not milk...

Credits

Cast
Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave, Anthony Michael Hall, Guy Boyd
Director
Bennett Miller
ScreenplayE. Max Frye, Dan Futterman
MusicRob Simonsen
CinematographyGreig Fraser
EditingJay Cassidy, Stuart Levy, Conor O'Neill
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
Made in2014
Produced byAnnapurna Pictures, Likely Story, Media Rights Capital

Official Site | IMDB page | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageLow impact, isolated
NudityLow impact, isolated scene, male buttocks
SexNone
ViolenceModerate, frequent, realistic
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains imitative acts and techniques.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
3
Sex
0
Language
1
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Ann Hornaday quote iconEnsemble cast wrestle with brilliance.
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconThis is a fascinating psychological study.
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconThis true-crime drama about wrestling, privilege and insanity is a career-high for everyone involved.
20
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconI'm sure it will get all sorts of end of the year awards love -- and Carell certainly deserves his share for playing so far against type and nailing the part -- but so much of it feels like Oscar bait rather than having accolades flow organically from the offering.
11
Metacritic.com
44 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
160 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon A chilling true crime drama, Foxcatcher offers Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum a chance to shine -- and all three of them rise to the challenge.
17
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconTense, well-acted tale of real-life psychological drama.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
81 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
30422 users
14
Internet
8844 Netizens quote iconA meticulously crafted if dry study of the American dream.
15

Average .. 77%

15

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