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Comeback Season (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 30 April 2006 (USA)
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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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Bruce McCulloch

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Bruce McCulloch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Liotta ... Walter Pearce
Shaun Sipos ... Skylar Eckerman
Glenne Headly ... Deborah Pearce (as Glenne Headley)
Rachel Blanchard ... Chloe Pearce
Brooke Nevin ... Christine Pearce
Brendan Fehr ... Paul
Brenda Campbell ... Mrs. Eckerman
David Parker David Parker ... Mr. Eckerman
Josh Emerson ... Dinky (as Joshua Emerson)
Chris Ippolito ... Roy
Michael St. John Smith ... Office Lafuentes
Steve Mitchell Steve Mitchell ... Fred
Kira Clavell ... Nisha
Ron Selmour ... Ranja
Stephen Hair 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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high school | football | divorce | See All (3) »

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Let the games begin. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »
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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Accidental Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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

"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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