The Rookie

Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 31 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 31
  2. Negative: 1 out of 31

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Critic Reviews

  1. 20
    It's a paint-by-numbers job of the worst sort, stuffed with more tired old baseball baloney than Harry Caray and about as dramatic as shagging flies in St. Pete.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 39 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. Apr 6, 2016
    8
    Rookies were meant to live up its own years of starting to become experienced at things and the Rookie somehow brings all of the baseball teamRookies were meant to live up its own years of starting to become experienced at things and the Rookie somehow brings all of the baseball team in and you'll know what happens next. Full Review »
  2. Nov 29, 2015
    10
    A baseball pltcher blows out his elbow and becomes a chemistry teacher, husband, father, and coach of the high school baseball team. Okay soA baseball pltcher blows out his elbow and becomes a chemistry teacher, husband, father, and coach of the high school baseball team. Okay so far. Now his team needs to see faster pitches in practice so they can hit the opposing team's pitcher during the games. Little does the coach know he's throwing in the high 90's; that's Major League "stuff." His players make a deal, they win, he goes to a Major League tryout. Who knew this was a true story about a real person? I don't have that many DVDs but this one is in my collection. Full Review »
  3. Aug 27, 2010
    3
    Hey! It's the feel good movie of theHey! It's the feel good movie of the zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz........................................... Full Review »