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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a worthy woman's film and Jolie's best showcase to date. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Life is a crock -- or something like it. show more

  • NA
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Every now and then, though, a movie comes up with a scene of surpassing stupidity, and then builds from that defining moment to a climax of perfect ineptitude. Life or Something Like It is such an achievement. show more

  • 25
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    This film about a career gal's date with fate careers out of control. show more

  • 38
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The movie creaks and groans, weighed down by clichés. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's dispiriting to see Jolie wasting herself (and a good supporting cast) on a story that requires little more than an average pretty actress who can wear clothes well and laugh and cry on cue. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Affable, but, as something with more ambition, it disappoints. Herek has once again found the feel-good path to mediocrity. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    It's cheerful nonsense from blithe beginning to obvious end. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    If the heroine really had seven days left, she wouldn't waste it watching stuff like this. show more

  • 50
    Charles Savage Miami Herald

    Pseudo-profound fluff. show more

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