Playing for Keeps

2012

Action / Comedy / Romance / Sport

189
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 3%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 41%
IMDb Rating 5.7 10 26482

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Cast

Gerard Butler as George
Jessica Biel as Stacie
Judy Greer as Barb
Uma Thurman as Patti
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by HotToastyRag 4 / 10

A little too corny

Remember Gerard Butler, the hunky heartthrob of the early 2000s? Well, at the tail end of his career, he made a film about a has-been who gets a second chance to figure out what really matters. The lessons he learns are a bit corny, and most of the side characters are pretty one-dimensional, but Gerard's hair is cute and curly and he does have his signature shirtless scene, so it's not all bad.

He's a former soccer star who tries to reconnect with his son, Noah Lomax, and his ex-wife, Jessica Biel. I'm not sure if the audience is supposed to think he's a bad dad or if that part of the film is supposed to be heartwarming in an "Aw, he doesn't know what he's doing and neither do I" kind of way, but my thoughts belonged in the former category. Meanwhile, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman, and Judy Greer all develop crushes on the new dad in town. Dennis Quaid adds extra star power to the cast, playing Uma's clueless husband who just thinks of Gerard as a pal. Like his character, nobody else is written to be particularly likable or compelling. Jessica Biel's character is the only one with a backbone, but as soon as Gerard starts working his charms, she turns into jelly just like everyone else. I guess the lesson of the film is if you have beautiful hair, a charming accent, and a signature shirtless scene, you can get away with anything. But, fans who remember him in all his former glory will probably end up sitting through this "feel good flick". I did.

Reviewed by adonis98-743-186503 10 / 10

Not as bad as you might heard..

A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn. Playing for Keeps is a sweet Romantic Comedy starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Judy Greer basically a very talented cast of talented people and honestly i really enjoyed this film i've seen it like 3 times by now? and each time it gets better to be honest. Butler does a pretty good job as this former sports star and the film is a mix of comedy, romance and even a little bit of drama sometimes and i get it that some people might get bored with the whole thing that a couple of beautiful women fall for just one guy and they basically run after him for the entire film but it's not just about that it's also about a man that tries to win back his kid and his wife plus he also gets to meet a pretty rich guy that hands him a beautiful car and they become friends but not everything is what it seems right? If you liked films of this kind about love, sports and with a few jokes in it you might actually enjoy Playing for Keeps (2012).

Reviewed by studioAT 4 / 10

After the final whistle

Gerard Butler proved in 'PS. I Love you' that A) he can't do an Irish accent and B) that he can do well in this sort of throw away romantic comedy, so it's no surprise to see him popping up as the headliner in this all star comedy.

It's a decent enough film. It has some good laughs and a fair bit of heart. I don't think all of the characters work, or that the casting of them is as spot on as it could be. I liked Jessica Biel in her role though, she did well.

It's a passable enough film, but one I don't think anyone is ever going to claim is their favourite film ever.

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