Discover a world that thinks inside the box.
Will Shortz, Merl Reagle, Tyler Hinman, Norman Payne, Al Sanders, Ellen Ripstein, Jon Delfin
|Screenplay||Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Grinder Productions, O'Malley Creadon Productions, The Weinstein Company|
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|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Diane de Beer Take a peek, it's very absorbing.
Laetitia Pople Dit is senutergend!
|Mail & Guardian|
Shaun de Waal
Sabrina Dean I would definitely recommend Wordplay.
Barry Ronge If you love words and word games, you will be delighted.
Ivan Sadler Funny and touching in equal measure, it is a feel good film that celebrates intellect and small achievements, and is highly recommended.
Bridget Byrne Here's a movie that actually makes it seem fun to try to be clever.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Jason Anderson A smart, breezy look at the history and appeal of crosswords.
Peter Travers I thought I'd be bored stiff watching a bunch of word geeks gather in Stamford, Connecticut, for the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Boy, was I wrong.
How do you spell a fun, funny and engaging documentary? Why, it's ''W-O-R-D-P-L-A-Y.''
Tomatometer An entertaining, brainy crowd-pleaser.
What the People say
1315 Netizens A delight for linguists and fans of words, not bad for everyone else.
Average .. 71%