The Legend of Bagger Vance Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9162

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 72

Theatrical Release Date: 11/03/2000

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Sport

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Robert Redford

Actors: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill, Joel Gretsch, J. Michael Moncrief

Plot: A golf pro is having trouble with his swing. So, he receives help from an unknown, but wise man. -- sapien

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sapien - wrote on 01/27/2011

This just might be Matt Damon's worst movie. It just wasn't my cup o' tea.

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Alexa - wrote on 03/12/2009

For some reason I never connected with the story. Maybe because I don't like golf. I defiantly didn't like this movie. Skip It.

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DB - wrote on 12/12/2007

Why this movie is called "The Legend of Bagger Vance" I will never know. The movie is more about a golfer and a child than the actual caddy. While Will Smith's role is relatively small and the pace of the flick can be sluggish at times, the setting is authentic and sets the tone. It's not the type of sports movie that has a thrill for vitctory, but a feel good story about a golfer who gets his swing back and enjoys the game. A decent and watchable movie, but nearly on the same plain as Hoosiers or Rudy, more on the same plain as a Tin Cup. 2.5/4

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Franz Patrick - wrote on 12/24/2007

I hate golf; I think it's the most tedious sport ever invented. Nonetheless, I enjoyed this movie. This is not your typical sports film where there's a big game in the end. There's only one game that lasts from beginning to end. Think of it as "Field of Dreams" due to its fantastic atmosphere and higher power implications. Matt Damon is great as expected and Will Smith adds laughter from here in there in order to keep the film from being too serious. Charlize Theron did a good job, too, although I think she didn't have to try as hard here because she's naturally poised and elegant. I don't think much happened in the film but it did make me root for Matt Damon's character because he is the underdog compared to his competitors. Sometimes, one can use a peaceful film where one does not have …

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