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4.3 out of 5 stars
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4.3 out of 5 stars
Tin Cup
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on 15 August 2017
Considering this is one of my favourite films of all time and gives me fond memories of watching it with my family, this review may be slightly biased.
This film is amazing, it has everything, comedy, romance, suspense, emotion, and golf (providing you like golf).
It's like an improved and quality version of happy Gilmore, although this was released many many years sooner.
If you've never seen this film then definitely give it a watch. Unless you hate golf, but even then it's not so much about golf as the story and the people behind the golfers, overcoming adversity and beating your demons. Also shows that winning isn't everything and there's more to life than money.

Enjoy!!
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on 15 October 2017
Funny & air punchingly feel good factor
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on 7 June 2017
added to my collection
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on 16 June 2017
5 stars thank you very much
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on 3 November 2017
Enjoyed
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on 17 October 2017
Superb pfilm.
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on 29 September 2017
Top class in all respects
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on 19 August 2017
Brilliant
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on 9 September 2017
Bit tame!
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon 17 August 2017
One of my favourite films of all time, Tin Cup tells the story of a washed-up, audaciously talented golf professional. "But it's a story about golf" I hear you cry - yes, but as someone who subscribes to H.S.Scrivener's famous quotation that paraphrases as 'Golf - a good walk spoiled' that's just the frame of this deliciously tongue in cheek comedy.

Kevin Costner plays the role of a lifetime as Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy, a man reduced to scraping a living at a down-at-heel driving range and staring at life through the bottom of a bottle. The mercurial McAvoy spends his downtime getting drunk with friends, principally Romeo beautifully played by Cheech Marin.

Into his life comes Dr Molly Griswold, played by Rene Russo who is looking for golf lessons. There's an immediate attraction, but it turns out she is the girlfriend of Tin Cup's arch-rival David Simms, with a fabulous supporting role for Don Johnson. Whilst Tin Cup has squandered his chances Simms has gone on to become a top golf pro, with much of the comedy coming from the childish oneupmanship the pair still play. Tin Cup wants to steal the girl, but first there's a little matter of earning enough money to move up from the trailer he lives in and do enough to impress Griswold, who is way out of his league. A plot is hatched to qualify for the U.S.Open through winning minor local rounds - if only he can get his clubs out of the clutches of the pawn shop....

I won't tell any more of the plot but despite much being set on the golf links there's an extremely satisfying back story and plenty of childish hijinks to enjoy. All the principle characters are well drawn, and McAvoy's pig-headed temper tantrums always see him landing himself in hot water. It's a terrifically well-scripted whole, a film I've watched many, many times and always come away satisfied. Do not let the subject matter put you off, this is so much more than a sports film, it's a deliciously light and fluffy comedy with it's tongue often planted firmly in its cheek.
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