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Cast & Crew
- Catherine Zeta Jones
- Stephen Frears
- D. V. DeVincentis
- Anthony Bregman
- Randall Emmett
- George Furla
- Paul Trijbits
- D.V. DeVincentis
- D. V. DeVincentis
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Lay The Favorite
Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
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Kyle Smith, New York Post
Frears has a lot of fun with the bad tempers and high spirits of this crew of adrenaline junkies, and though the story falls a little flat, the script is sprinkled with dry wit.– Full review
Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"Lay the Favorite" is a small and not particularly ambitious movie, but it's pleasing and exceptionally well made.– Full review
Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
What has happened to director Stephen Frears?– Full review
A.O. Scott, New York Times
Best to say as little as possible, cut one's losses and move on.– Full review
Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
The dots are there, but they don't connect.– Full review
Scott Tobias, NPR
A listless comedy built around a vivacious protagonist.– Full review
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