Two for the Money Reviews

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November 19, 2019
Two for the Money runs hot and cold. While I did appreciate some elements of the film, it couldn't overcome a dreadful final act that sinks an otherwise amiable film.
April 19, 2009
Even at his worst Al Pacino can charm the birds from the trees, but in "Two For The Money" pigeons are the only species visiting.
November 2, 2006
While there are parts of Two for the Money worth watching, it's ultimately not one worth putting your money on.
April 1, 2006
March 9, 2006
The initial set-up is interesting enough but the film rapidly loses its way in the middle and ends up a horribly confused mess, with sub-plots and entire characters simply disappearing into thin air.
December 6, 2005
November 10, 2005
Pacino rants and McConaughey flashes his pearlies in this craptacular mess.
November 9, 2005 to be 'inspired' by a true story, which is probably the case, but any genuine drama has been diluted in favor of lazy predictability and a silly feel-good ending.
October 22, 2005
Heavy on style and atmosphere and light on virtually everything else.
October 17, 2005
Call it My Fair Lady with a gender switch, a betting line and an over/under.
October 16, 2005
Because I couldn't understand how the betting advisory business depicted in 'Two for the Money" operates, the movie didn't always work for me.
October 15, 2005
It still seems like there should be more tension in Two for the Money than simply watching grown men bite their lips as they watch pro games on TV monitors.
October 15, 2005
Two For The Money is as insincere as the phony football played in the film.
October 14, 2005
Maybe Al Pacino is losing his satanic touch.
October 13, 2005
The film is an exercise in indecision -- what happens when a writer develops an idea, but not a story.
October 13, 2005
What do blackjack tables and Al Pacino movies have in common? They each encourage you to gamble with your money.
October 12, 2005
Why did this dull, banal, boring movie get made? Rene Russo's husband wrote the script and Morgan Creek must have called in favors.
October 12, 2005
Original screenwriting gives way to clichés, and the resolution, while offering closure, seems false -- too much a case of the filmmakers wanting to have their cake and eat it, too.
October 12, 2005
Pacino's irritating hyperbolic delivery is just one of the problems in "Two for the Money," the biggest being the convoluted and unconvincing script.
October 11, 2005
The hour spent on Brandon's downfall comes off as an unrevealing procedure.
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