Two Can Play That Game (2001)

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Critic Consensus: As a romantic comedy, Two Can Play That Game is more mean-spirited than romantic. Also, some critics say the movie is misogynistic in its attitudes and has too many blatant product placements.


Movie Info

Love really is a battlefield in this war of the sexes comedy that marks the directorial debut of Def Jam's How to Be a Player (1997) screenwriter Mark Brown. Vivica A. Fox stars as Shante, a knowledgeable veteran of the dating game who thinks she's found the perfect mate in the handsome Keith (Morris Chestnut). When Keith is spotted stepping out with Shante's arch-rival Conny (Gabrielle Union), the spurned lover institutes what she labels the "ten-day plan," an all-out assault on Keith designed … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Mark Brown
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 26, 2001
Box Office: $22.0M
Runtime:
Screen Gems - Official Site

Cast


as Shante Smith

as Keith Fenton

as Tracye Johnson

as Dinner Guy #6

as Michael

as Bill Parker

as Conny Spalding

as Attorney In Elevator

as Dinner Guy #1

as Miller Girl #2

as Dinner Guy #6

as Lying Man #1

as Lying Man #3

as Miller Girl #3

as Diedre's Man

as Dinner Guy #1

as Miller Girl #1

as Dinner Guy #3

as Calvin

as Diedre

as Diedre's Man

as Dinner Guy #3

as Phil The Attorney

as Dinner Guy #4

as Delivery Man

as Help Guy #2

as Lying Man #2

as Help Guy #1

as Dinner Guy #5

as Eddie

as Dinner Guy #2

as Sexy Young Girl

as Bobby the DJ

as Diedre
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Critic Reviews for Two Can Play That Game

All Critics (76) | Top Critics (28)

Fox and Chestnut, with their fine looks and fine wardrobes, are all dressed up for a party that most guests bailed on in the last days of the old millennium.

Full Review… | September 14, 2001
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Few recent movies have conceived their central female character more contemptuously -- a fanatic for a lifestyle that appears to have come from the bestselling The Rules and someone who is obviously set up for a satiric fall.

Full Review… | September 10, 2001
Variety
Top Critic

A feature-length movie demands a story, and this one barely has the substance of an anecdote.

September 10, 2001
Mr. Showbiz
Top Critic

Doesn't anyone get sick of this same old routine?

September 7, 2001
Washington Post
Top Critic

The movie doesn't just hate women; it despises them.

Full Review… | September 7, 2001
Toronto Star
Top Critic

A pleasant enough entry in that category, if you like your romantic comedies short on love and long on battle-of-the-sexes gamesmanship.

Full Review… | September 7, 2001
Seattle Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Two Can Play That Game

i love vivica fox but this was terrible

sanjurosamurai
danny d

Super Reviewer

½

By far my favorite romantic comedy.
I don't understand why I'm the only one to like this...?

Parannoyed
Janice :d

Super Reviewer

½

Love this movie.

iLeo
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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