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Playing It Cool (2014)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 May 2015 (USA)
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Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences.

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Me
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Her
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Scott
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Mallory
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Samson
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Lyle
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Bryan
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Stuffy
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Granddad
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Hedge Funder
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Cabbie / Gabriel
L. Peter Callender ...
Tourist Couple Guy
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Tourist Couple Girl
Ryan Cover ...
Skateboarder
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Hot Girl
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A screenwriter working on a script for a romantic movie is having a hard time because he is a little jaded when it comes to love since his mother abandoned him when he was a boy. So he spends his time ruining every relationship he has. But he really needs to make the script, so he turns to his friends for their experiences. But it's not enough. He then meets a girl who captures his heart. Problem is that she's already engaged. But she allows him to be her friend. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Love... it's a balancing act.

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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8 May 2015 (USA)  »

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A Many Splintered Thing  »

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Every t-shirt that Topher Grace's character, Scott, wears has a reference to Gabriel García Márquez's book "Love in the Time of Cholera." See more »

Goofs

In the ending credits, Berverly d'Angelo (Lyle's girlfriend) is mispelled as "Berverly d'Angleo". See more »

Quotes

Narrator: I'm gonna tell you this one from my point of view so you can put yourself in there.
Narrator: So the story goes:The guy falls in love with a girl the second he meets her, but it takes them a lifetime to get it together.
Narrator: When they do they end up on a boat, and they realise the only way they can stay together is to never go ashore.
Narrator: So they raise the yellow colour flag so no port would take them and they drift out to sea 'til the end.
Narrator: And it makes you realize there are people in your life so important that ...
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) See more »

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Hearts and Rainbows
Written by Barry Corden
Performed by Baz Corden
Courtesy of Sheer Sound
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Ordinary, sweet & simple
8 March 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is a rather ordinary romantic comedy, but it does have some great ideas, i.e. his smoking self that judges him in his endeavors, that is a very good character, really like the voice inside your head advising you to do or not do what you are about to.

It is in short a romantic comedy about an author experiencing real love for the "first" time, so his life is a romantic comedy and at the same time he is writing a manuscript for a romantic comedy.

It is very ordinary, sweet and simple with very few surprises, but it is okay entertainment and have a lot of good scenes where he as "the writer" puts himself into all the stories told by his friends etc.


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