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Comeback Season (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 30 April 2006 (USA)
Walter Pearce (Liotta), a married man, tries to win back his wife (Headley) after cheating on her. Pearce enlists the help of the local high school football star (Sipos) to help him.

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Walter Pearce
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Skylar Eckerman
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Deborah Pearce (as Glenne Headley)
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Chloe Pearce
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Christine Pearce
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Paul
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Mrs. Eckerman
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Mr. Eckerman
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Dinky (as Joshua Emerson)
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Roy
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Fred
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Nisha
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Ranja
Stephen Hair ...
Mr. Currutti
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A comedy about a cheating husband (Ray Liotta) and an injured high school football star (Shaun Sipos) who become court ordered roommates. Emotional carnage leads to unlikely alliances, as the two men scramble for a second chance at love and stardom. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »
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Busted Stuff
Written by Dave Matthews
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"Comeback Season" is a pretty good comedy/drama.
12 May 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"Comeback Season" is a pretty good comedy/drama.

Walter Pearce (Liotta) had it all: His beautiful wife Debra (Headly) and a great job. Until he confesses to her that he had an affair. She throws him out and he has to live with his neighbor Skylar (Shaun Sipos) a former high school football star. Now they have to get their lives back.

The biggest reason to see this is for Liotta's performance. He is excellent. He brings a perfect balance of humor and drama to it. The scenes when he has to confess and apologize are very well-acted. Headly and Sipos also put in good performances. The ending is a little sappy but it works. The only problem with the movie is the occasional audio drop-outs in some scenes. It looks like they edited something by muting some of the dialogue. It's distracting.

But overall, "Comeback Season" is worth-watching.

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