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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Al Pacino
Matthew McConaughey
Rene Russo
Armand Assante
Jeremy Piven
Directors
D J Caruso
Screenwriters
Dan Gilroy
Running Time
123 minutes

Two For The Money
With machismo to burn, Pacino and McConaughey trawl the world of sports betting.


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Two For The Money

Plot
Ex-college football star Brandon Lang (McConaughey) is snapped out of his comeback pipedreams by wild-card sports betting mogul Walter Abrams (Pacino), who is eager to exploit to the full Brandon's near-supernatural abilities as a tipster.


Verdict
A preposterous, steroidal mess. Still, worth a look for another world-class display of scenery-chewing from Pacino, who refuses to let a little thing like an incoherent script stop him.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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