A meandering and deeply shallow tale of spiritual redemption, built around the Teflon persona of Tom Cruise and driven by the conviction that all emotions worth expressing can be summed up in pop songs. Jerry Maguire (Cruise) is a high-powered sports agent, cast from
corporate grace after a late-night crisis of conscience inspires him to write an ill-considered memo decrying the greedy, debased ways of the business. He loses his ruthless fiancee, takes up with a young mother (Renee Zellweger), whose naivete verges on idiocy, and oversees the career
resurrection of Ron Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), a second-string football player with an attitude problem. For a movie ...