A Player Who's About To Be Played.
Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill. But then Jacqueline's more quietly attractive assistant Angela, who has been dating Marcus' best friend, shows herself more than a little concerned by his parlous state.
- " I enjoyed it. It was a half hour too long…but I thought it was funny, charming, and it reminded me how much I like Eddie Murphy. " – Brandon Collins
- " A star vehicle and, with a return to form, Eddie Murphy has the juice to carry it. " – Vanessa Letts
- " Then there's the input from Warrington and Reginald Hudlin, producer and director respectively, who succeed in creating a comedy which, unusually for a Murphy film, also exists around him. " – Lloyd Bradley