Playing for Keeps is a cutesy romantic movie which is best suited to HBO.
Gerard Butler plays George a football player who was a star in his days but who is now facing bad days. A couple of bad decisions in his life have not only left him poor but also divorced with a ten year old son. He moves to the city where his wife and son stay. He gets cajoled into coaching his son's football team and soon finds himself being courted and seduced by all the soccer moms. One of them finds him a dream job as a newscaster in another city. Will he reconcile with his wife and child or leave and start afresh?
The story is trite, the performances are average and the ending predictable. Recommended only for those madly in love or celebrating their anniversary.