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Must Love Dogs

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Romance

Release Date :

July 29, 2005

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Gary David Goldberg

Starring :

Diane Lane, Elizabeth Perkins, Alli Hillis, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer, Stockard Channing, Dermot Mulroney, Julie Gonzalo

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..witty and friendly...good performances from a savvy cast,..”
by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
3.5 of 5

“..this sort of stunning typicality is pretty damn depressing,..”
by Eugene Novikov [Film Blather]
1 of 5

“..there's little to love in this basic (and basically bad) romantic comedy..”
by [E! Online]
3 of 5

“..seldom strays from the rules governing mediocre romantic comedy..”
by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
3.5 of 5

“..plays smarter than the average summer movie...”
by John Urbancich [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland]
3.5 of 5

“..offers a handful of funny and touching moments and maintains a level of cuteness...”
by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
2 of 4

“..moderately bearable...”
by Sarah Chauncey [Reel]
0.5 of 5

“..it?s hard to cheer..”
by Kimberley Jones [Austin Chronicle]
2.5 of 4

“..it's missing the special chemistry necessary to make us fall head-over-heels for it...”
by Sue Pierman [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..it's fun to watch, but not particularly memorable...”
by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4

“..isn't the definitive take on modern middle-age dating it might have been...”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
3 of 4

“..isn't as seductive as its stars...”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]
3 of 5

“..is weakened by contrivances or conveniences ill-suited to character..”
by Deborah Hornblow [The Hartford Courant]
2.5 of 4

“..is the perfect match...”
by Matthew Reynolds [Hollywood]
2.5 of 4

“..is part sitcom and part television dramedy...”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
“..is more like the perfect broken-family movie...”
by Jan Stuart [Newsday]
2.5 of 4

“..is going to be a summer sleeper hit...”
by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
2 of 4

“..is a slight, pandering romantic fantasy enlivened only by the work of its cast..”
by Glenn Whipp [L.A. Daily News]
2.5 of 5

“..is a film that won't inspire love or hate...”
by Randy Cordova [The Arizona Republic]
7 of 10

“..generally sweet and romantic fun..”
by Edward Douglas [Comingsoon]
3.5 of 5

“..an agreeable, entertaining, inoffensive trifle..”
by Mark Plante [The Cinema Source]
“..a thoroughly conventional romantic comedy..”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [The Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 5

“..a standard date movie designed to contend with this summer's machismo-heavy blockbusters...”
by Bob Grimm [Sacramento News & Review]
1 of 5

“..a romantic comedy that barely meets the standards for network renewal..”
by Frank Swietek [One Guy's Opinion]
2.5 of 5

“..a movie of fake conflict, fake heart, even fake doggy love...”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..a frisky romantic comedy with a great title and wonderfully appealing performances..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Brooke Holgerso [The Boston Phoenix]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press]
0.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by MaryAnn Johanson [The Flick Filosopher]

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