If Love Is A Game, Who`ll Make The First Pass?
Leatherheads movie synopsis: Oscar winners George Clooney and Renee Zellweger match wits in Leatherheads, a rapid-fire romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's pro-football league in 1925. Clooney plays Dodge Connolly, a swaggering, aging football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain hopes his latest move will help the struggling sport finally capture the country's attention.
Box Office: In its opening weekend, the film grossed $12.6 million in 2,769 theaters in the United States and Canada, ranking #3 at the box office behind Nim's Island, below the expectations of Universal Studios. Viewers in their 50s to 80s were the main audience for the film. As of May 1 2008, the movie had made about $29.7 million from the United States and Canada and $6 million from other markets making a global total of $35.8 million. The budget for the movie was $58 million.
Cast:George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, Malcolm Goodwin, Matt Bushell, Tommy Hinkley, Tim Griffin