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Play It to the Bone

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Play It to the Bone

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
124 minutes
performer:
Antonio Banderas, Woody Harrelson, Lucy Liu
director:
Ron Shelton
distributor:
Touchstone Pictures
author:
Ron Shelton
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a D+

As friendly has-been boxers who agree to fight each other for their last shot at big money, Play It to the Bone‘s Harrelson and Banderas shoulda been contenders for dynamic duo of the year. Instead, their larky road trip lunges to life only during its most grandstanding moments — like the recurring visions of Jesus and the spectacle of Lolita Davidovich decking Lucy Liu. Coming from sports-cinema maestro Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Tin Cup), such heavy-handed humor seems especially punchdrunk. D+

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