Play It to the Bone Reviews

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June 29, 2015
A sometimes funny boxing screwball comedy.
May 20, 2003
August 28, 2002
...Shelton's second-best idea for a boxing movie.
Top Critic
March 22, 2002
October 30, 2001
January 1, 2000
Sloppily made.
January 1, 2000
The least engrossing (non-)grudge match in memory.
January 1, 2000
Lacks the pizazz of Shelton's best stuff.
January 1, 2000
The completely predicable conclusion seems like it will never end.
January 1, 2000
The film's slowly emerging weakness -- the thinness of the characters, particularly Harrelson's -- becomes apparent to the point of distraction.
January 1, 2000
Remember Raging Bull? This is just bull.
January 1, 2000
Merely a double dose of the old "Rocky" formula, which even Stallone seems to realize has become hopelessly passe.
January 1, 2000
Doesn't have enough of a boxing story to occupy the running time.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
I didn't watch Play It To The Bone - I sat through it.
January 1, 2000
Bone tired.
January 1, 2000
Much to be desired.
January 1, 2000
picture never quite pops.
January 1, 2000
A tired and exhausted portrayal of masculinity with an underlying sense of homophobia and flippant misogyny.
January 1, 2000
A dull, predictable and painfully unfunny comedy.
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