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The Pickup Game (2019)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 2 December 2020 (USA)
The Pickup Game is an inside look at the emergence of the 'pickup' industry - an business where self-styled seduction coaches travel the world, charging a small fortune to teach men skills ... See full summary »

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James Littlewood (as James De'Val), Barnaby O'Connor | 2 more credits »
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Robert Beck Robert Beck ... Self
Maximillian Berger Maximillian Berger ... Self
Linda Boisvert Linda Boisvert ... Self
Nikolaos Brahimllari ... Michael M (voice)
Lisa Fox Lisa Fox ... Self
Alex James Alex James ... Self
Paul Janka Paul Janka ... Self
Ross Jeffries Ross Jeffries ... Self
Prunella Jones Prunella Jones ... Self
Minnie Lane Minnie Lane ... Self
Jennifer Li Jennifer Li ... Self
Tazzleberry Marie Tazzleberry Marie ... Self
Shaun Michael Shaun Michael ... Self
Marcus Nero Marcus Nero ... Self
Todd Van De Hay Todd Van De Hay ... Self
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The Pickup Game is an inside look at the emergence of the 'pickup' industry - an business where self-styled seduction coaches travel the world, charging a small fortune to teach men skills they claim will guarantee success with women. For the instructors who are successful, it is a highly lucrative occupation, with many companies earning millions of dollars a year. It is also an industry rife with controversy and scandal. Several teachers have been deported from countries for their contentious methodologies and pickup businesses are often the subject of fierce public criticism. Despite this, men the world over collectively spend hundreds of millions of dollars to attend seminars, download online courses and have one-on-one coaching sessions with instructors they feel can give them the dating life of their dreams. In the minds of students, many of these instructors become more than just teachers. They become idols. From the glossy exterior, where courses are packaged as ...

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Under the covers of the pickup industry. See more »

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Mind. Blown.
23 August 2019 | by peter-j-bernardSee all my reviews

Honestly one of the most engaging documentary films I've ever seen. I couldn't believe this kind of stuff even exists and it kept me hooked from start to finish. Powerful movie with a strong message. A must watch.


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