Metascore
33

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: Betsy Sharkey
    May 12, 2012
    50
    Given all the impossible choices the young jockey had to face, The Cup should have been a weepie if ever there was one - but the filmmakers stumble on their way to the finish line.
  2. Reviewed by: Megan Lehmann
    May 8, 2012
    50
    The family drama The Cup revisits this popular win in a workmanlike fashion.
  3. Reviewed by: Barbara VanDenburgh
    May 10, 2012
    40
    For one thing, all the characters are far too pleasant.
  4. Reviewed by: Calum Marsh
    May 8, 2012
    0
    One wonders who the audience is for a film this far removed from the dirt and grime of the reality it claims to be based on, and why they find anything so squeaky-clean appealing.
User Score
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No user score yet- Awaiting 3 more ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jun 3, 2014
    4
    Horse racing movies are usually good, and The Cup has it`s moments, but I must say it`s the worst one I have seen yet. It starts off really slow, and picks up half way through, but not enough to make it a good movie. Full Review »