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15. Moneyball - $75,605,492

This is the second movie on this list that is based on a book by Michael Lewis, who we will remind you is a finance writer. His book Moneyball took baseball by storm, ushering in an era of using obscure statistical analyses to judge players instead of just, you know, watching how they played. It was hotly debated in the sports world, and so is this movie, which tells the story of how Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane very nearly won the pennant by listening to a nerd instead of his manager and scouts. Critics note that the movie totally ignores Oakland’s phenomenal bullpen, built on the more traditional “watch them play and put them in a farm system” methodology, but you don’t have to do any math to enjoy this movie, which is pretty heartwarming.

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