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Two for the Money (2005)

Two for the Money
5.5 Rating
(214 ratings)
6.2 IMDB rating

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Al Pacino

Al Pacino

Walter
Jaime King

Jaime King

Alexandria
Kevin Chapman

Kevin Chapman

Southie
Ralph Garman

Ralph Garman

Reggie


Written by
Dan Gilroy

Dan Gilroy

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No Grand Finale

7 years, 4 months ago at Dec 16 17:39
2 votes
Two for the Money had all the excitement and suspense of a Fourth of July fireworks event lacking a grand finale. The suspenseful buildup left little more than a fizzle by the film's end, leaving as always another happy Hollywood ending. Al Pacino is Al Pacino at his best, but Matthew McConaughey's character transition from Brandon Lang to John Anthony and back is pure talent. The film will engage... read more

No completa la idea

6 years ago at Apr 5 22:01
2 votes
Si bien tiene una buena línea argumental que sostiene un final acorde -el personaje de Al Pacino se lleva los laureles-, esta película no termina de convencerme. Tiene huecos por dónde se la mire.
Tal vez porque yo no esté pasando un buen momento, supongo que lo que más me impactó es cómo cada uno se lanza a su propia condena inconscientemente, se autodestruye.

A good movie

2 years, 2 months ago at Jan 27 8:46
2 votes
Matthew McConaughey is nowadays famous for his generic and rather boring romantic-comedies but I think it's too bad since he is actually not half bad as everyone thinks. For example, this movie must be his most underrated one. Indeed, it deals with gambling, a fascinating subject, if you ask me, and McConaughey was perfectly cast. In the mentor part, you have Al Pacino who, as usual, delivers effo... read more
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Description: Brandon Lang loves football: an injury keeps him from the pros, but his quarterback's anticipation makes him a brilliant predictor of games' outcomes. Needing money, he leaves Vegas for Manhattan to work for Walter Abrams advising gamblers. Walter has a doting wife, a young daughter, and a thriving business, but he has problems: a bum ... (more)
Release date: 7 October 2005
2005 (11), Drama (11), Thriller (7), Sports (6), 2000s (5), Sport (5), (4), Suspense (4), Con Artist (4), English (3), Wondrous (2), Htg 1080 (2), Cool (2), Usa (2), Primo (2), Outrageous (2), Fascinating (2), Torrent (2), Nice (2), Phenomenal (2)
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A good movie

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Esteban Morin posted a review 6 years ago

No completa la idea

“Si bien tiene una buena línea argumental que sostiene un final acorde -el personaje de Al Pacino se lleva los laureles-, esta película no termina de convencerme. Tiene huecos por dónde se la mire.

Tal vez porque yo no esté pasando un buen momento, supongo que lo que más me impactó es cómo cada uno se lanza a su propia condena inconscientemente, se autodestruye.” read more

jasoncarulli posted a review 7 years, 4 months ago

No Grand Finale

“Two for the Money had all the excitement and suspense of a Fourth of July fireworks event lacking a grand finale. The suspenseful buildup left little more than a fizzle by the film's end, leaving as always another happy Hollywood ending. Al Pacino is Al Pacino at his best, but Matthew McConaughey's character transition from Brandon Lang to John Anthony and back is pure talent. The film will engage and keep your interest throughout, but don't read into and expect more than you see.” read more

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