A Bunch of Amateurs
A Bunch of Amateurs (2009)

Jefferson Steel is an ageing Hollywood action hero. He's vain, insecure and out of work. In a final attempt to find Jefferson work his agent stumbles upon the perfect role: playing King Lear at Stratford-upon-Avon. Jefferson believes he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 2009
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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

There's something faintly embarrassing watching fading movie star BURT REYNOLDS, who looks embalmed, playing fading movie star Jefferson Steel, and something even more embarrassing when we're asked to accept that he makes a resounding success as Lear.

Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Overcooked to the point of being burnt, this total misfire in which Burt Reynolds' ageing has-been Hollywood actor finds himself in an amateur production of King Lear in England, is a fish-out-of-water comedy gone badly wrong.

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Gordon Anderson
Cosy am-dram luv in which is completely bland like a warm ovaltine on a Sunday night.
Phil Hubbs
I thought this was gonna be straight to DVD crap but it actually quite a nice charming little film about a big head Hollywood actor trying his luck in a small… More
David Sayers
What could have been an enjoyable fish out of water English comedy is let down by a ridiculously low budget and dire acting from Reynolds. He doesn't seem… More