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Two for the Money (2005)

2 Ratings: 1.0
A movie directed by D.J. Caruso

Two for the Moneyhas a formidable cast: Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, and Rene Russo (Get Shorty) play compulsive personalities caught up in the high-testosterone world of sports betting. Brandon Lang (McConaughey,Sahara), a once-promising football … see full wiki

Director: D.J. Caruso
Release Date: October 7, 2005
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Two for the Money (2005)
review by . January 18, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
TWO FOR THE MONEY takes on the topic of Sports Gambling and makes a serious attempt to turn it into a movie. The story is apparently based on a true one (as per the opening screen statement) but it is from the pen of Dan Gilroy that the well-drawn characters are realized. DJ Caruso (Smallville, The Salton Sea, The Shield) knows his way around matters such as these and his pacing is fine, allowing for the isolated 'arias' in the film to work well. The problem, for this viewer, is the topic: how interesting …
review by . October 07, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Great cast and Premise.     Cons: Bad Pacing, Uneven Characters.     The Bottom Line: Good premise, good cast, but not much else.     The fall often brings the changing of the leaves and cooler weather, but for many men, fall is the start of Football season. For many, this time honored tradition that has given rise to terms such as “Football Widow”, “tailgating”, and “Super Bowl Party”, is a welcome diversion …
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