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Based on 23 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    No doubt this seeming effortlessness was hard-won. Movies this smooth don't happen by accident. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    One of its most obvious strengths is that it can satisfy many different types of audiences -- those who demand something substantial from their motion pictures, and those who could care less. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    You're hooked enough to keep watching, even if the characterizations veer toward the two-dimensional. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Ultimately, Sliding Doors becomes a victim of its own cleverness, shutting down all that early promise. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    As we switched relentlessly back and forth between A and B, I found that I wasn't looking forward to either story. show more

  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    A romantic sitcom that never transcends its gimmicky plot, but offers enough screen time to Gwyneth Paltrow to satisfy even her most rabid fans. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The gimmick behind the screenplay is clever, but the filmmakers don't rise to the challenge they've set themselves, merely spinning two unimaginative stories for the price of one. show more

  • 60
    Angie Errigo Empire

    Sound tricky? It is, and all a little too cutely so, the switches back and forth between realities ever more contrived and eventually tiresome, prompting giggles of relief as the storylines painfully draw towards a soap operatic convergence. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Dithery, nattering and a bit long for such a conspicuously airy trifle. show more

  • 40
    Chris Gore Film Threat

    Kinda makes you think about how important seemingly minor events in life are. Not really. show more

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