Maguire (Tom Cruise) is a sports agent whose conscience gets to
him. He writes a Mission Statement telling his colleagues how they
are going wrong, prints it and distributes it. He gets fired for
manages to keep hold of one client, Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr),
a nice guy with a bad attitude. Maguire marries Dorothy Boyd (Renée
Zellweger) who left with him when he is fired.
our panel of critics thought
triumph of squidgy eyed acting. Nice chin work too, Tom."
me bawling my little ole eyes out in more than one place."
learned everything I ever knew about contract negotiations in this
Gooding Jr deserves a firm butt Oscar."
kid who plays Ray is brilliant. A masterpiece of youngsters in a
movie. But should someone so small be frying their little brains
by talking on a cell phone like that?"
do hope the cruelty to fishies people monitored the bit where he
gets the fish out of the tank. I have done this before and got water
everywhere - my goldfish pouted at me for weeks!"
have grown to like Tom Cruise, but the bit when he throws all his
arms and legs about to show frustrated anger really annoys me, especially
as he did it in the shower room and in theory should have slipped
all over the place. I want my money back."
Please tell me the ending
Tidwell curbs his attitude problem and starts to play 'from the
heart', as Jerry advises. His team does well, and Tidwell's contract
renegotiation position improves so that he is offered a $11.2 million
deal with the Arizona Cardinals. It all ends happily ever after,
no sunset, but not a dry eye in the house.
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of those movies that everyone quotes from, so I just had to watch
it to see what all of the fuss was about.
witty observance into how ordinary people get stuffed by corporations,
and how they can turn the tables to give the corporation a hard
stuffing at the end! That 'love conquers all
in the end' is clearly the point, but along the way we are
transported with considerable wit, jiving of the head and shower
room bottoms unencumbered by the merest of towels.
a poignant and fruity tale, and he wins in the end, so one should
be shouting from the roof tops, I suppose, but, to be honest, one
was simply too sad.
movie is also stuffed to the rafters with superb management advice
from a nice-but-crinkly in a suit.
how you become great, man - you hang your balls out there."
last someone has said it!" - "How long do you give him?"
- "About a week."
me the money!"
like to air dry."
with the punches, tomorrow's another day."
your heart is empty, your head doesn't matter."
don't have all the answers. In life, to be honest, I have failed
as much as I have succeeded. But I love my wife. I love my life,
and I wish you my kind of success."
has not heard the phrase "Show me the money"? Did it come
from this movie, or did this movie just make it world famous?
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