The Players
The Players (2014)

Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 4, 2014
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

The rare omnibus film that isn't just a mixed bag--it very nearly succeeds at being uniformly bad.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

The shallowness of people who live this way is as dispiriting as the action is meant to be titillating.

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Emma Simmonds
The List

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.

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Guy Lodge
Time Out

At once moving and mortifying, it carries the distinctly un-Gallic scent of the best episodes of 'The Office'.

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

A vulgar, variable and very French take on infidelity.

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Jason Solomons
Observer (UK)

I was forced to wonder: were the talkies really invented so we could listen to Dujardin beating off in a lonely motel room?

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Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter

Never much more than an extended sketch comedy whose longer segments tend to wear out their welcome.

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Emma Dibdin
Digital Spy

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...

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Matthew Turner

A largely unfunny, deeply misogynistic and occasionally embarrassingly poor taste comedy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
As funny as cancer. It sounded like a good idea for a unapologetic misogynistic -but charming- comedy, but the fractured storyline has many more lows than ups,… More
Jesse Ortega
It's really surprising how bad this film is. Not really unsurprising to see the film be as misogynistic as it is. Look at the poster, what could you have… More
Daniel Parsons
A bit hit and miss but sometimes very funny collection of short films revolving around sex, fidelity and testosterone.