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Based on 18 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    By creating likable characters and putting them in situations that seem plausible, if a bit of a stretch, the film succeeds where others of its genre fail. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The kind of movie designed more for a has-been than a potential leading man, this slapdash dramatic comedy fits the now-established pattern perfectly: Your (Ryan Reynolds) committed performance is the sole reason to see it. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    The picture continuously shuffles moods like tunes on an iPod without ever making any lasting commitments. show more

  • 75
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    The performances and Marcos Siega’s direction put a pleasing sheen on the material. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    "Maybe" was watchable and blandly pleasant; "Theory" is a smidgen better than that, if not the cruelly funny farce the movie's best impulses and its own trailer would have you believe. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    When you watch Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds, there's often a sense that you're not just watching him perform in a movie, you're watching the next stage of his unfolding career plan. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Atonal romantic comedy. show more

  • 38
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Chaos Theory stumbles from one contrived circumstance to the next, and there's not a moment in this entire mess that conveys any sort of genuine human emotion or reaction. show more

  • 25
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    The audience, if any, for Chaos Theory is going to be hit with a little puff of celluloid flatulence. The movie won't linger in the air, but that doesn't make it any less embarrassing. show more

  • 50
    Entertainment Weekly

    Peddles the usual carpe diem movie bunk. show more

  • June 18, 2008 Riginred
    Report This User

    A very interesting movie that keeps your attention as you are always wondering what comes next. It also makes you wonder how you would react to some of the situations. Kind of twisted, but everyone can relate to some part of each character or situation.

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