Any Given Sunday Synopsis
Quarterback (Dennis Quaid) and coach (Al Pacino) clash with team's new owner (Cameron Diaz).
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
There's scarcely a scene in which the actors, action and sound track aren't cranked up to maximum intensity.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Features convincing, often soaring, performances by a savvy cast that must have gotten adrenaline shots administered by Stone himself.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The characters are hardly original...but Stone puts them into play with his usual fever-pitch gusto, producing what's probably the most...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
A turbocharged and pungently enjoyable take on the sport so many observers see - Stone, of course, included - as a reflection of the darker...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's a close call here. I guess I recommend the movie because the dramatic scenes are worth it. But if some studio executive came along...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The film's cumulative effect is as exhausting as it is exciting.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Though there are helmets deeper than this movie, you do have to admire the level of screen showmanship .
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
While the football sequences are carefully constructed, the sensation we get from the blizzard of images and teeth-jarring sound effects is...
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Far too long, but its rambunctiousness is engaging, propelled by Stone's virtuosic quick-cutting.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
Crammed with interesting ideas, visuals, and people, but Stone buries it all in a s--tstorm of technique.
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Rated R | For Language, Drug Content, Nudity and Sexuality