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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The rare omnibus film that isn't just a mixed bag--it very nearly succeeds at being uniformly bad."
‑ Michael Nordine, L.A. Weekly
"The shallowness of people who live this way is as dispiriting as the action is meant to be titillating."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Post
"While not quite funny enough to cut it as pure comedy, nor emotionally probing enough to be a great drama, The Players is still a pleasingly frank and, at times, guiltily daft take on a very sticky subject."
‑ Emma Simmonds, The List
"A series of pointless, boorish skits about two unrepentant lotharios."
‑ Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
"Stick out the glaringly unfunny prologue and you'll see the former George Valentin come good, with Dujardin and co-star Gilles Lellouche assuming a series of roles that see past the sex and explore men's impulse to cheat."
‑ Henry Barnes, Guardian
"At once moving and mortifying, it carries the distinctly un-Gallic scent of the best episodes of 'The Office'."
‑ Guy Lodge, Time Out
"A vulgar, variable and very French take on infidelity."
‑ Alan Jones, Radio Times
"I was forced to wonder: were the talkies really invented so we could listen to Dujardin beating off in a lonely motel room?"
‑ Jason Solomons, Observer [UK]
"Dujardin has charm but the script he co-wrote is crude."
‑ Alex Zane, Sun Online
"If The Players achieves little else, it proves that Dujardin can extend his range well beyond the boulevard smirk and the Brylcreemed charm."
‑ Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
"Never much more than an extended sketch comedy whose longer segments tend to wear out their welcome."
‑ Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
"While there's undeniably a streak of misogyny at its center by virtue of its flippantly unfaithful characters, there's also a healthy dose of equal contempt for them..."
‑ Emma Dibdin, Digital Spy
"A largely unfunny, deeply misogynistic and occasionally embarrassingly poor taste comedy."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"An embarrassing misfire."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
‑ Bethany Rutter, Little White Lies
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