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The Matchmaker's Playbook (2018)

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After a career-ending accident, former NFL recruit Ian Hunter is back on campus-and he's ready to get his new game on.


Tosca Musk


Joany Kane (adaptation), Rachel Van Dyken (original story)





Credited cast:
Nick Bateman ... Ian Hunter
Caitlin Carver ... Blake
Tyler Johnson ... Lex
Justene Alpert ... Gabi
Trey Tucker ... David
Madeline Wager ... Shell
Carson Nicely ... Barista
Christina DeRosa ... Victoria's Secret Saleslady
Bayley Corman ... Serena
Harrison Grant ... DJ
Lano Medina ... Julio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paris Edlyn Deesing ... College Student (as Paris Edlyn)
Andrea L Gavidia ... Kissing Girl
Charlie Hulse Charlie Hulse ... College Student
Christian Alexander Johnson ... Little Kid (as Christian A Johnson)


After a career-ending accident, former NFL recruit Ian Hunter (Nick Bateman) is back on campus-and he's ready to get his new game on. As one of the masterminds behind Wingmen, Inc., a successful and secretive word-of-mouth dating service, he's putting his extensive skills with women to work for the lovelorn. But when Blake Olson requests the services of Wingmen, Inc., Ian may have landed his most hopeless client yet. From her frumpy athletic gear to her unfortunate choice of footwear, Blake is going to need a miracle if she wants to land her crush. At least with a professional matchmaker by her side she has a fighting chance. Ian knows that his advice and a makeover can turn Blake into another successful match. But as Blake begins the transformation from hot mess to smoking' hot, Ian realizes he's in danger of breaking his cardinal rule.. Written by Andrew Suraj Beera

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Wingman rule number one: don't fall for a client.


Comedy | Romance

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Nick/ Ian was the best!
11 December 2018 | by jesseprSee all my reviews

Yes, the story is lame but the chemistry between the charactors was palpable! Even at 52, I still remember these same people in my dorm.... the man-god who could get any girl just by saying Hi, the good looking computer dork, the cute girl who doesn't dress the part and the untouchable princess. I like bed the way the character Ian looked at Blake. I would love for someone to look so intently at me. I have known men like this who really love women and make them feel beautiful but in real life they are few and far between. At least with this movie, I could dream this kind of romance exists.....

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