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Based on 17 Reviews
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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A sour romantic comedy that arrives in theaters just in time to spoil Valentine's Day. Its plot is a catalog of unpleasantness. Its characters are repellent. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Hurried, harried. [14 February 1997, pg.D4] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A sweet, entertaining retread of an ancient formula, in which opposites attract despite all the forces arrayed to push them apart. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    Perhaps a bit miscast, and with a penchant for too many double-takes, Perry nonetheless is game. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    If you want daring or original, Fools Rush In isn't the movie to see. Like 90% of all romantic comedies, it follows a time-honored formula that allows little room for variation. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Mediocre movie. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Tennant's featherweight comedy is clearly pitched at the date-movie crowd, and couples may enjoy it if they can get past the picture's simplistic ethnic stereotypes and its willingness to wish away every real-life family problem the characters will surely face after the feel-good finale. show more

  • 30
    TV Guide

    Salma Hayek steals the awkwardly formulaic, cliche-ridden show right out from under him (Perry). show more

  • 42
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    The result is a stilted culture clash and a lot of monochromatically conflicted facial expressions from Perry before he's thawed by the love of an ethnic woman. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Reback's script has real substance and perception, with Alex and Isabel emerging as individuals of depth and dimension, and their story is told with humor, passion and wit. show more

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