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Release Date: May 8th, 2015

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
A lovestruck man (Chris Evans) enters into a platonic relationship with a woman (Michelle Monaghan) who's already engaged to someone else.

Cast: Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Aubrey Plaza, Ioan Gruffudd, Ashley Tisdale, Martin Starr, Patrick Warburton, Topher Grace

Director: Justin Reardon

Genres: Romantic comedy, Comedy drama

Production Co: Wonderland Sound and Vision, Voltage Pictures

Distributors: Vertical Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

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  • As characters endlessly digress on the differences between rom-coms and real life, the film evinces a schizophrenic relationship with its own inside-baseball cynicism. show more

  • Screenwriters Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair’s script feels like a first draft that was written in one night as they got pumped up on Red Bull and speed-watched Netflix. Guys: Another few polishes could only have helped. show more

  • Only the really strong cast, including great chemistry between the leads, keeps Playing It Cool from totally derailing. show more

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