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Play the Game (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 28 August 2009 (USA)
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A young ladies' man teaches his dating tricks to his lonely, widowed grandfather, and plays his best mind games to meet the woman of his dreams.

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David Mitchell
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Grandpa Joe
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Rose Sherman
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Julie Larabee
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Dick Mitchell
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Rob Marcus
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David sells cars at his father's dealership and, from time to time, visits his grandpa, Joe, at a retirement home. David's a great salesman and he's successful attracting women, one after another. Joe, meanwhile, misses his deceased wife and is done with life. David gives Joe advice on how to get women's attention at the care center, and Joe gives David advice on how to find a lifelong companion. Each dismisses the other's words, then tries them out - David with Julie, a women he met playing football, and Joe with Edna and with Rose. Failures follow success. Can either figure out how to enjoy life and be themselves? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Andy Griffith like you have never seen him before

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)

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$51,197 (USA) (27 February 2009)

Gross:

$659,483 (USA) (6 November 2009)
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The last movie or television role for Andy Griffith. See more »

Quotes

Rob Marcus: Buddy buddy all the way.
David Mitchell: Yeah.
Carrie Marcus: What the hell is buddy buddy?
Rob Marcus: If Julie knows that David wants her, she's going to avoid him because she doesn't wanna feel like she's cheating on her boyfriend.
David Mitchell: But as her buddy I'm not a threat so we get to spend quality time together, and before she knows it she's more attracted to me than her boyfriend. And that is the end of the story.
Carrie Marcus: No it's not.
[Pushes David and Rob in the water]
Carrie Marcus: David, you need to grow up. Don't you realize girls know when you're playing ...
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Never Not Want You
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Pretty good story line, but you should never watch it
23 July 2011 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

Great movie, and story line. But Andy Griffith being a sick old man, it just goes over the edge. I cannot believe Andy Griffith would be so desperate for money to agree to this act.. He says horny, erection, sucks, talks about oral sex, its disgusting.

The story line is great though, talking about relationships, and "game" landing "chicks" all that, is funny, but its a pretty terrible movie.

I don't really know what else to say.

The story ends well, but I wont spoil it.

I just cannot believe any of these actors would really do this because it is so disgusting.

Its almost a creepy type movie


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