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Moneyball (9-Sep-2011)

Director: Bennett Miller

Writers: Steven Zaillian; Aaron Sorkin; Stan Chervin

Based on a book: Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis

Music by: Michael Danna

Producers: Michael De Luca; Rachael Horovitz; Brad Pitt

Keywords: Sports Drama, Baseball

Cinema adaptation of the 2003 novel of the same name tells the true story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's inventive attempts to field a competitive Major League Baseball franchise in an age of decreasing parity.

ABSTRACT
Brad Pitt stars as Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane in this dramatization of the Athletics' 2002 season, in which they won 103 games and went on a league-record twenty-game winning streak due in large part to a "Sabermetrics"-based statistical approach to assessing talent -- since copied by nearly every other team in the big leagues -- that permitted them to contend with teams possessing unimaginably bigger payrolls than their own.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tammy Blanchard
Actor
14-Dec-1976   Played Gypsy Rose Lee
Bob Costas
Sports Journalist
22-Mar-1952   Sportscaster, formerly hosted Later
Reed Diamond
Actor
20-Jul-1967   Det. Mike Kellerman on Homicide
Jonah Hill
Actor
20-Dec-1983   Superbad
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor
23-Jul-1967   Character actor
Arliss Howard
Actor
18-Oct-1954   Plain Clothes
Brent Jennings
Actor
1951   Character actor
Jack McGee
Actor
2-Feb-1949   Chief Jerry Reilly on Rescue Me
Glenn Morshower
Actor
24-Apr-1959   Aaron Pierce on 24
Robin Wright Penn
Actor
8-Apr-1966   The Princess Bride
Brad Pitt
Actor
18-Dec-1963   Ocean's Eleven
Chris Pratt
Actor
21-Jun-1979   Everwood
Vyto Ruginis
Actor
1956   Character actor
Joe Satriani
Guitarist
15-Jul-1956   Virtuoso rock guitarist
Nick Searcy
Actor
7-Mar-1959   Art Mullen on Justified

CAST

Brad Pitt   ...   Billy Beane
Jonah Hill   ...   Peter Brand
Philip Seymour Hoffman   ...   Art Howe
Robin Wright Penn   ...   Sharon
Chris Pratt   ...   Scott Hatteberg
Stephen Bishop   ...   David Justice
Reed Diamond   ...   Mark Shapiro
Brent Jennings   ...   Ron Washington
Ken Medlock   ...   Grady Fuson
Tammy Blanchard   ...   Elizabeth Hatteberg
Jack McGee   ...   John Poloni
Vyto Ruginis   ...   Pittaro
Nick Searcy   ...   Matt Keough
Glenn Morshower   ...   Ron Hopkins
Casey Bond   ...   Chad Bradford
Nick Porrazzo   ...   Jeremy Giambi
Kerris Dorsey   ...   Casey Beane
Arliss Howard   ...   John Henry
Reed Thompson   ...   Young Billy
James Shanklin   ...   Billy's Dad
Diane Behrens   ...   Billy's Mom
Takayo Fischer   ...   Suzanne -- Billy's Secretary
Derrin Ebert   ...   Mike Magnante
Miguel Mendoza   ...   Ricardo Rincon
Adrian Bellani   ...   Carlos Peņa
Tom Gamboa   ...   Scout Martinez
Barry Moss   ...   Scout Barry
Artie Harris   ...   Scout Artie
Bob Bishop   ...   Scout Bob
George Vranau   ...   Scout George
Phil Pote   ...   Scout Pote
Art Ortiz   ...   Eric Chavez
Royce Clayton   ...   Miguel Tejada
Marvin Horn   ...   Terrence Long
Brent Dohling   ...   Mark Ellis
Ken Rudulph   ...   Reporter
Lisa Guerrero   ...   Reporter
Christopher Dehau Lee   ...   Eric Kubota
Joe Satriani   ...   Himself
Simon James   ...   Voos
Greg Papa   ...   Game Announcer
Bob Costas   ...   Sports Announcer
Tim McCarver   ...   Sports Announcer
Eddie Frierson   ...   Call-In Radio Host
Glen Kupier   ...   Oakland A's Announcer
Joe Provost   ...   Oakland A's Security Guard
John Cole   ...   Young Jongewaard
Jake Wilson   ...   Sabatini
Robert P. Macaluso   ...   Coach Bob
Keith Middlebrook   ...   Coach Parker
Damon Farmar   ...   Shapiro's Advisor
Michael Gillespie   ...   Ken Macha
Chad Kreuter   ...   Rick Peterson
Blake Pike   ...   John
Robert Ninfo   ...   Eric Byrnes
Gary Johnson   ...   Jermaine Dye
Corey Vanderhook   ...   Ramon Hernandez
Melvin Perdue   ...   Ray Durham
Ari Zagaris   ...   Jim Mercir
Jonathan Stein   ...   Seymour
Madeleine G. Hall   ...   Hatteberg's Daughter
Holly Pitrago   ...   Shapiro's Assistant
Ken Korach   ...   Radio Color Commentator
Julie Wagner   ...   Clubhouse Reporter
Ken Colquit   ...   Clubhouse Reporter
Eric Winzenried   ...   PR Guy
Richard Padilla   ...   Umpire -- Game 20
Ed Montague   ...   Umpire -- Indians
Jack Knight   ...   Umpire -- 1984
Patrick Riley   ...   Umpire -- 1989
Phil Benson   ...   1st Base Umpire
Joyce Guy   ...   Flight Attendant
George Thomas   ...   Security Guard #2

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