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PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Long past his soccer-playing heyday, George Dryer (Gerard Butler) is struggling financially and failing in his attempt to reconcile with his ex-wife, Stacie (Jessica Biel), and young son, Lewis (Noah Lomax). When Lewis' soccer team has an opening for a coach, George steps up. Not only is George a big hit with the children, but he also attracts lots of attention from some of the players' single and unhappily married mothers (Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones).

Cast: Gerard Butler , Jessica Biel , Uma Thurman , Catherine Zeta-Jones , Dennis Quaid , Judy Greer , James Tupper , Noah Lomax

Director: Gabriele Muccino

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: FilmDistrict

Playing For Keeps (2012)

Release Date: December 7th, 2012|1 hr. 45 min.

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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Just stay away. It's awful. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    As a movie, it's not much. But it's the best showcase for his charm that Butler has ever had. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The shenanigans of randy soccer moms and their obnoxious blowhard husbands are intended as comic relief. But the sappy plot of this formulaic romantic comedy is just as silly as its inane attempts at farce. show more

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'Playing For Keeps' Trailer: Gerard Butler's A Soccer Star

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Moviefone Staff on Nov 14th, 2012 12:19PM

Gerard Butler, former soccer star? At least that's who he's moonlighting as in the upcoming romantic comedy "Playing for Keeps." Here, Butler is George, an ex-pro athlete who looks to redeem...

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