Bull Durham

Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16

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Critic Reviews

  1. The New Republic
    Reviewed by: Stanley Kauffmann
    40
    What is outstandingly incredible are the high-flown pronouncements, including literary judgments, given suddenly to Costner. They make him sound like a dummy for Shelton the ventriloquist. [1 Aug 1988]
  2. The New York Times
    Reviewed by: Elvis Mitchell
    40
    Dialogue that strains to be colorful, indiscriminately piled-on pop songs, plot developments that aren't followed through on, and minor aspects of motivation that are never known. [15 June 1988, p.C20]
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 57 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Aug 24, 2015
    6
    I loved all of the baseball aspects of the movie. Both Costner and Robbins were great. I disliked every moment Sarandon was on the screen. SheI loved all of the baseball aspects of the movie. Both Costner and Robbins were great. I disliked every moment Sarandon was on the screen. She just rubs me the wrong way. She has no chemistry with any of the other characters. Full Review »