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Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for some strong language.
About the film:
The story is about Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics who used a sophisticated computer analysis system to piece together a team that regularly contended for the World Series despite a payroll dramatically lower than such big-market rivals as the New York Yankees.
Rated PG-13 for some strong language.

Project Timeline:
May 4, 2004: Project announced. Writer: Stan Chervin
Oct. 16, 2008: Director: David Frankel, Writer: Steven Zaillian (replacing Stan Chervin), Cast: Brad Pitt
Feb. 5, 2009: Director: Steven Soderbergh (replacing David Frankel)
Apr. 20, 2009: Cast: Demetri Martin
Jun. 21, 2009: Distributor: Columbia puts the film in Limited Turnaround
Jul. 9, 2009: Writer: Aaron Sorkin (rewrite), Distributor: Columbia keeps the project
Dec. 4, 2009: Director: Bennett Miller (replacing Steven Soderbergh)
Mar. 8, 2010: Cast: Jonah Hill (replacing Demetri Martin)
May 14, 2010: Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman (in talks), Robin Wright (in talks)
Nov. 23, 2010: Release Date: September 23, 2011
Box Office: Opening weekend: $19.5 mil. (2993 theaters) |
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