Plot: A sports agent gets busted for a 'mission' statement he drafts that doesn't go well with the company he works for! When a big-shot deal fails him, all he has to rely on is a single athlete who stays loyal; He finds love in the midst and due to the tumults of professional failure, his personal life takes a hit- Before the athlete sets things right!
- This is not a sports film at all! This is a film about a person who is as persuasive as he is egoistic and morally good. Good writing indeed by Cameron Crowe!
- Tom Cruise actually revels in his Maguire avatar and comes up with the right emotions at the right times!
- Renée Zellweger as Dorothy, with her confused and cute looks stays in your mind; So does the kid!
- The relation between Maguire and his athlete Rod Tidwell is special and that is something which makes the film work!
A tale of a special relationship!