Steve Barker is just trying to do the right thing, he's seriously in debt and he wants to erase it. In order to do it, he poses as a contestant to rig the Special Olympics. But Steve ends up taking part in one of the most morally dubious con games in history.
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Film Journal International
March 01, 2007 A good-natured comedy that isn't particularly interesting or, for that matter, very funny.Read in Source
April 22, 2006 It's a bold idea, taking mental handicap as a backdrop for a story about a man's growing up, but this film chickens out as soon as it begins. Nothing is real, nothing is at risk.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
December 27, 2005 As in the best Special Olympics events, everyone finds a way to win.Read in Source
December 28, 2005 An uncomfortable intermingling of message movie and gross-out comedy, a sporadically funny vehicle that indicts its audience for laughing. Come on, guys. You can't have your fun and eat it too.Read in Source
January 06, 2006 The Ringer, for all its glaring flaws, pulls the rug out from under us.Read in Source
December 27, 2005 The worthwhile bits are few and far between. In the rush to avoid exploiting the athletes, the filmmakers have stuck it to the audience instead. Not funny.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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