Mickey (2004)

Mainstream Hollywood filmmaker Hugh Wilson teams up with screenwriter/author John Grisham for the independently produced sports drama Mickey. Harry Connick Jr. stars as a widowed father in trouble with the law who runs away to Las Vegas… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It's hardly your typical Grisham project, but, that said, it's a far more enjoyable time than several of his recent cinematic adaptations.

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Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Unless you're a serious baseball dad or a youngster who dreams of making it to the Little League World Series, it's going to take tenacity to stay focused until the closing credits.

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David Cornelius

Mickey is a 105-minute defense of bad behavior disguised as a good-natured heartwarmer.

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Joe Leydon

Despite telltale evidence of budgetary constraints -- production values are at direct-to-video level -- helmer Hugh Wilson (Blast From the Past) delivers a reasonably well-crafted piece of work.

Barbara Shulgasser
Common Sense Media

Grisham's family baseball drama has iffy messages.

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Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

Mickey manages to suck the poetry and camaraderie out of the baseball-movie formula, and what's left over is a mean-spirited hunger for victory at all costs.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

A quiet, introspective film.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...never quite becomes anything more than a passable time-waster.

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