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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 6 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A completely appealing, beautifully preserved memory piece - a grand, colorful coming-of-age story with a candy box color palette and a standout performance by Renée Zellweger. It's a great story and a great crowd-pleaser. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    My One and Only has an old-fashioned sensibility -- and some lovely Mad Men-style costumes -- making for a pleasantly diverting road movie. show more

  • 70
    Wall Street Journal

    Chief among the movie's charms are Ms. Zellweger, Mr. Rendall--whose would-be actor Robbie is a dab hand at embroidery and accessorizing his stepmother--and Mr. Lerman, who plays George as a bookish adolescent with dreams of becoming a writer. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    It is diverting but insubstantial. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The movie is filled with fun '50s Americana. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Peter's lightning-fast script and Loncraine's steady direction steer this road picture to the sunny side of the street. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This is essentially Renee Zellweger's picture, and she glows in it. show more

  • 75
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    It's affable entertainment -- a road movie with a smart map and characters who are unpredictable human beings, not just billboard attractions. show more

  • 63
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    If you have any curiosity at all about how a fellow like George Hamilton became a fellow like George Hamilton, My One and Only answers the question by looking, fondly, at his primary caregiver. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    My One and Only isn't exactly memorable, but this little, personable movie is a fine showcase for Zellweger's talents and a paean to the sort of mid-1950s America best remembered in Norman Rockwell paintings. show more

  • October 14, 2009 Niasauntlolo
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    We loved this movie. Thought the 90 minutes went by pretty quickly because we were kept interested through out. Renee Zellweger will certainly be nominated for her performance. Good story and loved that portions of this movie were filmed in our home state of Maryland. We don't live far from "Aunt Hope's house" Actually saw them filming there last year. Neat!

  • September 29, 2009 yesdnyl99
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    This was a pretty good movie. I didn't know much about it but went to see it anyway. Good acting, good story and love the era. It's not boring at all. It keeps you watching for more.

  • September 19, 2009 Visornotes
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    Rene Zellweger will surely get some awards for this one. George Hamilton learns how to be a good son and get some sun !

  • September 17, 2009 Karyn Paris
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    Tho it was a little slow and a little too long, the ending surely made up for it. Good lighthearted movie yet brought a couple tears to my eye. The relationship between mother and sons were heartwarming and Renee pulled off a good performance.

  • September 06, 2009 Caribana12
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    This moive is a gem! Best Renee Z. movie to date.

  • August 21, 2009 Mark Borde
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    A must see!

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