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Based on 36 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's Hanson's astute directing that makes the film's life lessons go down painlessly, turning the smartly entertaining In Her Shoes into a comfy fit for both sexes. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The people who made this film -- particularly the ones responsible for the story and the dialogue -- should look no further when trying to understand why In Her Shoes lands with such little impact. The characters seem authentic -- until the chick-flick template distorts them. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This is the most enjoyable film of its type in recent memory. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Manipulative, but confidently so, and improbably but consistently affecting. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A rollicking, mascara-smearing, intergenerational coed crowd-pleaser. Imagine "Sex and the City" negotiating "Terms of Endearment" with "The Golden Girls." show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A bungled mess that spends an hour creating two characters whose lives are about as believable as a successful ambush set by Wile E. Coyote for the Roadrunner. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Director Curtis Hanson has made a chick flick with substance as well as style. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Starts out with the materials of an ordinary movie and becomes a rather special one. show more

  • 88
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    It's wonderfully satisfying: Collette, MacLaine and Diaz are exceptional, and the mix of humor and heartbreak is perfectly calibrated. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    It's an earnest, contemporary drama about adults -- OK, women -- that has no use for irony or cynicism, no room for cutting-edge, clever hipness. show more

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