The Deal
The Deal (2008)

His career in an uncontrollable downward spiral, a hapless Hollywood producer cons a major studio into financing a $100 million action film following the adventures of 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, only to find his… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 20, 2009
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Debruge
Variety

Unfortunately, the characters seem to be doing all the laughing, while the general public has nothing to cling to but the horndog flirtation between mismatched leads William H. Macy and Meg Ryan -- hardly ideal ingredients for mainstream success.

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Matthew Sorrento
Film Threat

Lets many humorous conceits fly.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

A wacky Hollywood satire that never catches fire.

Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

The Deal could have had a more solid impact with a leaner script shaving off some of those subplot detours. And can we drop those lewd seduction routines in these movies already that hello, would never get the babe in the real world.

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Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Couldn't hold my attention well. It was okay and funny, but not something to watch again.
Chosen 718
Very entertaining, great performance by William H. Macy.
Sol C
The film is very entertaining. Both William H. Macy and Meg Ryan shine in the movie. They have a great on screen chemistry. The script and the dialog is very… More
Deb S
"Hey, we're in the entertainment business, right? So, I'm entertaining myself!" Williams H Macy stars as a down-and-out film producer… More