The Fall Guy" is an uplifting romp. Overstuffed entertainment. “

The Fall Guy” works because the stars, like the action pieces

are giving their all without looking like they're trying too hard.

It's as much a balancing act as any stunt in the movie, and the results are breathtaking.

The game draws inspiration from game shows like

Takeshi's Castle, It's a Knockout, Wipeout

and playground games like tag and British Bulldog.

Based on the '80s-era TV show of the same name,

The Fall Guy centers around a veteran stuntman

Gosling) caught up in a dangerous criminal conspiracy