Against All Odds
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A remake of Jacques Tourneur's noir classic Out of the Past (1947), in this version a labyrinthine web of corruption touches on the world of pro football. When an injury-riddled body causes pro football player Terry Brogan (Jeff Bridges) to be cut by his team, Jake Wise (James Woods), a shady gambler friend, hires him to locate his spoiled, erratic girlfriend Jessie (Rachel Ward). Terry's attempt to glean Jessie's whereabouts from the girl's coldly aristocratic mother (Jane Greer) leads to a lucrative counteroffer to keep Jessie away from Jake if he finds her. After refusing,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A decent film noir, mostly because of Woods and Bridges."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Aside from some sweaty sex scenes, a snooze"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Taylor Hackford's impressively mounted film noir is well acted by the central triangle: Jeff Bridges, James Woods, and the sexy Rachel Ward."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Manages to remake a true noir classic (Out of the Past) and somehow avoid being awful!"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A gripping work of film noir."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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