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Win Win

(DVD - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Win Win
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Mike Flaherty is a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach. When he comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play.
Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
Branch Call Number: DVD F WIN

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Mike Flaherty is a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach. When he comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined w... Read More »


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very nicely done...not the sappy stuff

Jul 09, 2014
  • feyalvir rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This movie was better than I anticipated. I don't think it received enough coverage in the media. I enjoyed this movie.

Mar 28, 2013
  • docjnsuss rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Be prepared to be entertained by this excellent comedy drama. An attorney with financial problems hopes to alleviate his financial woes by becoming the guardian of an elderly client. The client's daughter cannot be located but her son unexpectedly shows up in town. Mike Flaherty and his family decide to have the teenage boy live in their home. To make ends meet Mike also coaches the local high school wrestling team. It turns out the teenage boy is a champion wrestler who could possibly turn the school's program around. With the income from being a guardian as well as a champion wrestler on his team Mike is in a win-win situation. That is until the teenage boy's mother turns up.

Dec 21, 2012
  • neonkc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

very good

Dec 21, 2012
  • dgr rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"Win Win" is an interesting look at a man under pressure who is, stereotypically, unable to communicate with his oblivious wife.

The character of the young wrestler is an interesting one in that he is a catalyst for positive change rather than your typical "youth in need", which he appears to be.

A funny moment with some mild, complicated violence, this film is well done, complex and inspiring.

It would have been nice to know how the young kid acquired his unusual social skills but they were interesting to see anyway- a smart male character.

Oct 27, 2012
  • sdelao rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Loved it!! Paul Giamatti is simply outstanding. Recommend!

Oct 24, 2012
  • jquickmsw rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Five stars, easily. In no way is this a "Karate Kid"copy -- although I suppose, if you were only looking at superficial plot lines, you might say so. It's wonderfully acted, there are no cardboard characters, and you come away feeling good. Hard to beat that.

Oct 18, 2012
  • tauseef365 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This was a thoroughly enjoyable film that stays with you long after the credits. Very well made, it was good enough to make me forget "Cold Souls", which is the worst movie I've ever seen Paul Giamatti in. Believe me, that's saying something.

Sep 25, 2012
  • massabielle rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

what a really delicious movie!! I just love paul giamatti. He brings such a honest and heartful element to mostly everything he does. The desperateness of his character in win win is a humanity that we can all identify with in every way, or atleast i can. I highly recommend this movie because it is a story about love, family and the committment that is required to make love and family WORK.

Aug 27, 2012
  • mistical rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

aside from the out of place swearing and being a touch on the long/slow side - great.

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Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Jackie Flaherty: I wanna go to Ohio and beat the crap out of his mom.
Mike Flaherty: Oh, come on.
Jackie Flaherty: No, I do. I want to beat the crap out of her and her stupid boyfriend.
Mike Flaherty: Oh, okay.
Jackie Flaherty: I'm serious.
Mike Flaherty: I know you are. I just-I just don't think beating the crap out of everybody is the best solution, that's all.
Jackie Flaherty: It feels like it.

Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Stemler: Yo, what up, Pancake?
Wrestler#2: Shut the hell up, Chewbacca!

Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Abby: Mommy? Where's Daddy?
Jackie Flaherty: He's running.
Abby: From what?

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Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Dec 16, 2011
  • laurathelib rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

laurathelib thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 16 and 99

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Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he's double-crossed comes into his life.

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Jul 14, 2012
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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