Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 33
  2. Negative: 8 out of 33
  1. There's scarcely a scene in which the actors, action and sound track aren't cranked up to maximum intensity.
User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  1. KingF.
    Aug 4, 2006
    4
    The movie starts out with a bang, but falls apart toward the end due to too many plot threads, which leaves you with a lack of understanding The movie starts out with a bang, but falls apart toward the end due to too many plot threads, which leaves you with a lack of understanding of most, if not all, of the characters. It doesn't help that the football action plays more like Madden '06 than a real football game. And this is yet another Pacino performance that he just seems to be mailing in. That still means capability, but you expect more from Pacino than "capable". Full Review »
  2. Dec 28, 2014
    4
    I watched the director's cut version of this film, and it was pretty solid most of the way through. For a while near the end it slows down aI watched the director's cut version of this film, and it was pretty solid most of the way through. For a while near the end it slows down a bit and doesn't seem to have any sort of focus, but then in the final segment it comes back together nicely enough. Full Review »
  3. May 1, 2013
    7
    Very good sports movie! I like the struggle between new and old players. Al Pacino and Jamie Foxx did an amazing job. This movie is definitelyVery good sports movie! I like the struggle between new and old players. Al Pacino and Jamie Foxx did an amazing job. This movie is definitely worth watching. Full Review »