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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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Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Ioan Gruffudd, Topher Grace worked in Marvel Films. Evans (Human Torch in Fantastic Four and Captain America in MCU), Mackie (Falcon in Captain America TWS), Gruffudd (Mr. Fantastic in Fantastic Four) and Grace (Venom/Eddie Brock in Spider-Man 3). See more »

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

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Granddad: love is like your 401k, it matches your investment, you love a little, you're loved a litte
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September Moon
Written by Christopher Isom
Performed by The Mezcals
By Arrangement with PEN Music Group, Inc.
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Chris Evans cool?
1 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

Rom-Coms are not the easiest to make. If you try to make a real good one that is. But even the "bad" ones make their money back mostly. And I wouldn't categorize this as a bad one. Does it have some misplaced dialog and some clichés in it? Yes, though it's not the first one to do so and its lead actors are charming enough for you to not care too much about that.

While the inevitable outcome is predictable, there may be a few obstacles along the way that are kind of refreshing to see. And while our main protagonist could easily slip into unlikeable territory, Chris Evans is there to save him from that fate. No pun intended, for a decent effort. Nothing more, but certainly nothing less either


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