Two Can Play That Game
Two Can Play That Game (2001)

Love really is a battlefield in this war of the sexes comedy that marks the directorial debut of Def Jam's How to Be a Player (1997) screenwriter Mark Brown. Vivica A. Fox stars as Shante, a knowledgeable veteran of the dating game who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 26, 2001
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: As a romantic comedy, Two Can Play That Game is more mean-spirited than romantic. Also, some critics say the movie is misogynistic in its attitudes and has too many blatant product placements.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Fox and Chestnut, with their fine looks and fine wardrobes, are all dressed up for a party that most guests bailed on in the last days of the old millennium.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Doesn't anyone get sick of this same old routine?

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

I shudder at the thought of a 14-year old girl watching this film.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Few recent movies have conceived their central female character more contemptuously -- a fanatic for a lifestyle that appears to have come from the bestselling The Rules and someone who is obviously set up for a satiric fall.

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Norman Wilner
Toronto Star

The movie doesn't just hate women; it despises them.

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Ted Murphy
Baseline.Hollywood.com

"Two Can Play That Game" has some amusing moments, showcases a terrific cast, but falters in real matters of the heart.

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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz

A feature-length movie demands a story, and this one barely has the substance of an anecdote.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A pleasant enough entry in that category, if you like your romantic comedies short on love and long on battle-of-the-sexes gamesmanship.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A cute little trifle that delivers on the good time it promises.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
i love vivica fox but this was terrible
Robert Fearon
Vivica A Fox rules in this great movie. Her friends in the film are really funny.
Janice :d
By far my favorite romantic comedy. I don't understand why I'm the only one to like this...?
Leo L
Love this movie.

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