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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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Justin Reardon

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Chris Shafer (screenplay), Paul Vicknair (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Evans ... Me
Michelle Monaghan ... Her
Topher Grace ... Scott
Aubrey Plaza ... Mallory
Luke Wilson ... Samson
Martin Starr ... Lyle
Anthony Mackie ... Bryan
Ioan Gruffudd ... Stuffy
Philip Baker Hall ... Granddad
Patrick Warburton ... Hedge Funder
Gerry Bednob ... Cabbie / Gabriel
L. Peter Callender L. Peter Callender ... Tourist Couple Guy
Velina Brown ... Tourist Couple Girl
Ryan Cover Ryan Cover ... Skateboarder
Peyton List ... Hot Girl
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Storyline

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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Sometimes love just writes itself... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

8 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Many Splintered Thing See more »

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Trivia

Comic book related actors and actresses featured in this movie: Chris Evans (Captain America, Johnny Storm, the Losers, and Lucas Lee in Scott Pilgrim), Topher Grace (Venom), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), Ioan Gruffudd (Reed Richards), Michelle Monoghan (voice of Wonder Woman), Aubrey Plaza (Julie Powers in Scott Pilgrim), Patrick Warburton (The Tick), and Abby Ryder Fortson (Cassie in Ant-Man). See more »

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Throughout the movie there is a filming crew and/or green screen reflection in characters sunglasses. See more »

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Narrator: [narrating] Did you know that when someone attractive enters your sight-line your pupils dilate 20 percent? Or when someone falls in love, their brain floods with dopamine? You know what else causes that chemical reaction? Narcotics. And it's crazy, right? But that's the fun shit I'm learning right now. See, I've been hired to write this romantic comedy screenplay. And the problem is I've never actually, ya know, been in love, so... it's slow-going.
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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Written by Nathan Eiesland, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing
Performed by On & On
Courtesy of Roll Call Records
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Good chemistry
17 December 2018 | by MegamoviesSee all my reviews

Evans and Monaghan have really good chemistry on screen. I am surprised at the quality of Evan's acting chops. I think the guy is pretty talented. He's able to pull off drama and comedy well.


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