Jerry Maguire (1996)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Anchored by dazzling performances from Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Renée Zellweger, as well as Cameron Crowe's tender direction, Jerry Maguire meshes romance and sports with panache.


Movie Info

Jerry Maguire is a man who knows the score. As a top agent at Sports Management International, Jerry is unquestionably a master of his universe. Trouble is -- Jerry's mind, mouth and soul are usually on automatic pilot. He's good at friendship, but (as his numerous ex-girlfriends testify) bad at intimacy. Still, there's absolutely nothing wrong with Jerry that a sudden dose of failure can't cure. A week after spontaneously writing a stirring, visionary mission statement for SMI entitled 'The … More

Rating: R (for language and sexuality)
Genre: Drama , Romance , Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Cameron Crowe
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 24, 1997
Runtime:
TriStar Pictures

Cast


as Jerry Maguire

as Rod Tidwell

as Dorothy Boyd

as Avery Bishop

as Frank Cushman

as Bob Sugar

as Marcee Tidwell

as Laurel Boyd

as Matt Cushman [uncred...

as Chad The Nanny

as Bill Dooler

as Dennis Wilburn

as Ethan Valhere

as Tyson Tidwell

as Dicky Fox

as Anne-Louise

as Scully

as Bobbi Fallon

as Tee Pee

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Women's Group Member

as Rick, Junior Agent

as Patricia Logan

as Kathy Sanders

as Flight Attendant

as John Swenson

as Room Service Waiter

as Jesus of CopyMat

as Steve Remo

as Jesse Remo

as Weepy Athlete

as Calvin Nack

as `Baja' Brunard

as Hootie Fan

as Hootie Fan

as Sad Autograph Boy

as Art Stallings

as Draft Reporter

as Pressbox Columnist

as Mariachi Band Member

as Mariachi Band Member

as Mariachi Band Member

as Mariachi Band Member

as Woman in Elevator

as Man in Elevator

as General Manager

as Tidwell's Cousin

as NFL Guest

as NFL Guest

as NFL Guest

as Shower Man

as NFL Guest

as Locker Room Athlete

as Idealized Kissing Wi...

as Idealized Kissing Hu...

as Locker Room Athlete

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

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as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Former Girlfriend

as Ex Girlfriend

as Herself

as Himself

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as Women's Group Member

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Critic Reviews for Jerry Maguire

All Critics (60) | Top Critics (21)

Smartly written and boasting a sensational cast, Cameron Crowe's shrewdly observed third feature also gives Tom Cruise one of his very best roles...

Full Review… | July 31, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

There is a recognizable ordinariness about the way these people stumble in and out of trouble, in and out of grace -- an ambiguous note, at once tart and sweet, knowing and innocent, in their relationships.

Full Review… | July 31, 2008
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

Cruise seems to have grown as much as Jerry, for he brings gentleness, warmth and lightheartedness to this role, qualities that we haven't seen since he played air guitar in his underpants in Risky Business 13 years ago.

Full Review… | March 26, 2007
Washington Post
Top Critic

Lauded as a witty moral fable with a revelatory performance from its star, this romantic comedy is in fact meretricious, manipulative and reactionary.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Disarming acting, colorful writing and true generosity of spirit keep it right on track.

May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

There's much to admire in Jerry Maguire, except Jerry Maguire.

Full Review… | April 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Jerry Maguire

Cameron Crowe's films always seemed to have a certain, personal atmosphere that emphasizes on human emotion, and its characters. I find his work to be quite underrated, and manage to always make some great, entertaining movies that have great meaning. With Jerry Maguire is a great film that boasts a well crafted story, and has some great performances from its lead actors, Tom Cruise and Renee Zellwegger. The film has some effective comedy elements mixed in with its dramatic elements, and add to that some great performances and engaging story, and you have a film that memorable from start to finish, and is one of Cameron Crowe's best films. I was skeptical about seeing this film, and I never wanted to really give it a chance, but I'm glad I did. Tom Cruise does some great work, and makes the film what it is. This film surprised me, and definitely exceeded my expectations. If you enjoy Cameron Crowes work, then you're going to enjoy this film. The story is well crafted and highly engaging from start to finish. Every actor here delivers top notch performances that make the film what it is. Jerry Maguire successfully blends two genres into film, effective comic relief and great dramatic moments rounds out the film to make something very enjoyable and is a movie well worth your time if you' want something humorous , yet serious at the same time. This is a near perfect film, one that is directed by a director who knows how to make terrific drama films because he makes them in a way that is quite personal, and it succeeds on many levels.

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TheDudeLebowski65
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

Having Humour, Romance, Drama and Sports all wrapped up into one breathtaking film, has never been established any better than the way that "Jerry Maguire" does it. Tom Cruise plays a business working in the sports industry. Once he finds himself in a rut, not sleeping and not gaining specific revenue, he quits his job to hold on to his last money-making opportunity, as the manager Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.). As he falls in love, meets new people, and falls apart many times over again, this film has many happy moments, along with many sentimental moments. There are powerhouse performances given by the entire cast, and a particular performance by Tom Cruise that I shall not easily forget! "Jerry Maguire" not only has heart, conviction, and it's own "stamina," but it tells a dry story as if it were the first time it had ever been told. This is one of the greatest films of all time in my book, and will be forever. This is a true classic!

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KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

Tom Cruise was great as always in this movie where he played a sports agent for the NFL. Safe to say,Tom Cruise never seizes to amaze me!!! This movie definetly deserves 5 stars!!! I loved Renee, Bonnie and Cuba as well!!! :) <3 :) I just love it!!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

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