Written August 25, 2016
Went to the first showing on the day it was released. This movie hyped a romantic story about redemption and love with what looked like a lot of humor added in. I took my wife to see this and about a quarter to half way in, we looked at each other to see if we were going to walk out and get our money back. What I saw was a man chasing cougars while trying to straighten out his life. Normally I don't pay attention to other peoples reviews, but this one is probably one to rent when it comes out on dvd rather than pay to see it in the theater if your going to watch it at all..
Written July 25, 2016
Grrr... Not again. Gerard, what happened to you?? You used to pick good movies & play great characters. You need a new agent. The only reason I gave this movie a 3 and not a 1 is because the actors were OK. The writing sucked, the plot was played out & it was all extremely typical and predictable. The characters were not lovable & a romantic comedy like this, with a beefcake like Gerard, ya gotta pine to the ladies! I gave no sympathy to his part, since he couldn't keep his wang in his pants for 2 seconds, even though he claimed to be trying to get "the Love of His Life" back. Yeah, yeah.. the ladies threw themselves at him (understandably) but he could have gained more respect & compassion if he could have at least found a funny way to get out of the situations without boning every lady in town. Gross. Not attractive at all. I used to have a girl-boner for him, but was VERY happy to go home to with MY MAN at the end. No Gerard fantasies for me tonight. Dennis Quaid was funny.
Written May 28, 2016
I didn't expect to like the main character, but Gerald Butler played the former soccer star from England perfectly. Great accent and demeanor, very like-able. It reminded me of the Russel Crowe in an early movie Mystery, Alaska.
Cute movie, perfect for date night.
Written January 19, 2017
I brought my 12 year old daughter to this movie because she plays soccer and I thought it would be a good soccer inspiring movie. I was very wrong! Instead, it was all about moms throwing themselves at the "ex-soccer player" coach and the coach trying to get his ex wife back all the while sleeping with the players mothers and disappointing his son. It was actually very disgusting. For the life of me I don't understand why Hollywood feels the need to drowned family movies with "adults behaving badly" substance. Are the writers just so desperate for material that this crap is the only thing they can come up with? Even the all star cast can't save this movie. Don't waste your money! Instead stay home and rent "Rudy" or "Remember the Titans" if your looking for a sports inspiring movie like I was.
Written January 17, 2017
Wow, this movie was sad and pathetic on so many levels. Terrible dad, hopeless man tramp, aged soccer moms looking to get some at every opportunity? Not what happens in our community. Ending...trite
Come on Gerard....you can pick better scrips