- Starring: Gavin Rossdale, Gerard Butler, Wes Bentley
- Summary: From the creators of Rudy and Hoosiers, based on a true story, The Game of Their Lives follows the US National Soccer Team, which shows that with passion and commitment, anything is possible – even the greatest upset in the history of the World Cup. (IFC Films)
- Director: David Anspaugh
- Genre(s): Drama, History, Sport
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75What the cast members lack in sharpened skill they more than make up for in raw gusto and athletic scrappiness (most of the actors have logged a lot of soccer in their pasts). These guys give a sport that is virtually nameless in the movies a good name in this one.
60Despite strong performances by Gerard Butler and Wes Bentley as the leaders of the two factions and crisply directed soccer action, the movie lacks a powerful central presence to carry the drama.