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83
Based on 17 Reviews
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A corny, overblown romance, and while it eventually wins you over with its atmosphere and good nature, it's far from the masterpiece you've been hearing about. [15 Jan 1988] show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    I enjoyed everything about Moonstruck except for its meandering mid-section. On cassette, with vino accompaniment, it may seem perfect. In theaters, with a diet drink, it still rates as the holiday sleeper. [18 Dec 1987] show more

  • 70
    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    [(Cher's) never been better. [5 Jan 1988, p.22(E)] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    In its warmth and in its enchantment, as well as in its laughs, this is the best comedy in a long time. show more

  • 100
    Gene Siskel Chicago Tribune

    Sold as a romance, but actually is one of the funniest pictures to come out in quite some time. [15 Jan 1988] show more

  • 88
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Most of the acting is as real and warm as the characters themselves. And the streets, shops, and living rooms of Brooklyn have never seemed more inviting. [29 Jan 1988] show more

  • 88
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    From the first stylized shot to the final comic resolution, Moonstruck is completely sui generis - hard to describe but easy to love. show more

  • 80
    TV Guide

    Simply stated, it is difficult not to be swept up by this charming picture. show more

  • 100
    Sheila Benson Los Angeles Times

    Such nourishing comedy. It satisfies every hunger, especially the irrational ones that seem to hit hardest at holidays: hunger for impetuous romance and for the reassuring warmth of family, for reckless abandon, and for knowing who we are and what we want. [16 Dec 1987] show more

  • 100
    Richard Corliss Time

    The most beguiling romantic comedy this side of "Broadcast News." [11 Jan 1988] show more

  • February 23, 2013 Sweetrose
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    The many times I see this film,every time is a sweet treasure; A widowed female is in search of love, and somehow finds it through her fiancee\'s brother.Ronnie Cammareri (Cage) falls for his brother Johnny\'s (Aiello) love,after Loretta (Cher) obeys her beau\'s request to invite him to the wedding.

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