Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key and John Leguizamo are rugged firefighters who must take in three rambunctious kids after rescuing them from a wildfire in this family comedy.

2019Rating: PG, Mild themes and crude humour96 minsUSA
ComedyKids & Family

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Playing with Fire / Reviews

Stuff

Stuff

Playing With Fire is a good natured load of old rubbish that the kids mostly laughed along with. If that sounds like a recommendation to you, then have at it.

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Independent

Independent

The cast are so willing to put their egos aside -- like a children's party clown on their last resort -- that it's easy to be won over by all the goodwill on show.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

As they used to say in Mad magazine: yecch.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Comedians John Leguizamo and Keegan-Michael Key work so hard at trying to pump some energy into the Supe's fellow smoke-jumpers that you fear for their health.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A series of wacky antics with little concern for continuity, logic or pacing.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Haven't firefighters had it hard enough this fall?

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Despite the novel setting, the director Andy Fickman has made a visually flat film. The editing is frequently awkward, clunkily overemphasising physical gags, and lingering too long on the actors as they try to light up dusty material.

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Variety

Variety

Cena may be the first bodybuilder-turned-actor who has what Arnold Schwarzenegger had: the ability to project a mocking light soul trapped in a musclehead's body.

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