PLAYING FOR KEEPS

Director Gabriele Muccino
Year 2012
Starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel and Dennis Quaid
Rating PG-13
Run Time 106min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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George (Gerard Butler) once had it all—fame, fortune, a professional soccer career and a beautiful wife. But when a knee injury suddenly ends his career, he winds up losing more than playing the game. Soon after his wife takes their young son and leaves because George's behavior turns selfish and irresponsible.

Trying to make things better he coaches his son's soccer team and uses the gig to try and redeem himself. The only problem is, he can't seem to avoid getting caught up in the messed up lives of his players' families—like the father (Dennis Quaid) who throws money at him for favors, the wife (Uma Thurman) who manages to make her way into his bed while he's out, or the mother (Catherine Zeta-Jones) who bribes him into sleeping with her by offering him his dream job.

In between trying to stay out of trouble and landing a respectable job with a sports network, George struggles to reconnect with his family, who are already on the brink of losing any faith in him as a father.

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