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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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Me
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Her
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Scott
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Mallory
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Samson
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Lyle
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Bryan
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Stuffy
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Granddad
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Hedge Funder
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Cabbie / Gabriel
L. Peter Callender ...
Tourist Couple Guy
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Tourist Couple Girl
Ryan Cover ...
Skateboarder
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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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Love... it's a balancing act.

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Comedy | Romance

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

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A Many Splintered Thing  »

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Chris Evans would be sharing the screen with Anthony Mackie for the fifth time. Previously they starred together in 'What's Your Number', 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier', 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and 'Captain America: Civil War'. See more »

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In the ending credits, Berverly d'Angelo (Lyle's girlfriend) is mispelled as "Berverly d'Angleo". See more »

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Narrator: I'm willing to regret you for the rest of my life.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) See more »

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Written by Nathan Eiesland, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing
Performed by On & On
Courtesy of Roll Call Records
By Arrangement with Music Alternatives, LLC
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When you mix some good ideas with bad ideas
31 May 2016 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Simply it was not the role for Chris Evans. The actor really has never established completely to the romantic movies, and proof of it is the final scene of this movie, the dialogue between Evans and Monaghan could have been more romantically convincing.

" Playing It Cool " is not a bad movie but it definitively could have been way better. Probably another cast assemble or to avoid leaving unfinished parts in the story.

The film is predictable, there will be times when you will be anxious for what will happen, and some other times you will feel boredom and impatience.

The perfect movie for a curious audience who really don't have nothing to do but watch a new movie with any type of expectations.


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