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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Whenever the drama drifts into soap opera, the actors restore the balance. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    First-time director Tony Goldwyn (scion of the family that started MGM) brings a freshness to an old story. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A nostalgia movie that doesn't get sticky with false sentiment. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Moments of light comedy keeps the tone from becoming too heavy without sabotaging the movie's dramatic underpinning. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Standing back a step from A Walk on the Moon's dippy charms, the movie delivers less than it initially promises. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie's problem is that it loads the casting in a way that tilts the movie in the direction of a Harlequin romance. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    Though short on subtlety, A Walk on the Moon does offer the consolation of some decent performances. show more

  • 70
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This intimate, bittersweet romance is proof that a familiar story and the trappings of a done-to-death era can still seem fresh and engaging in the right hands. show more

  • 40

    The romantic plotting is so cliched that the denouement may as well have been e-mailed, and the director has fooled himself into believing that a rousing soundtrack is adequate shorthand for the mood of the flower power generation. show more

  • 78
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    Pamela Gray's script and the way these actors bring the characters to life are the film's real treasures. show more

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