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Based on 30 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Graham, back in the porn territory she aced in “Boogie Nights,” steals the show. In the winter doldrums, you don't kick at a movie that puts a smile on your face. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Silly and soulful. show more

  • 63
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Agreeable and slipshod in equal fashion, The Guru illustrates the subtle distinction between stupidity and goofiness. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A film that tries constantly to amuse, but succeeds only fitfully. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The first pleasant surprise of 2003, a cross-cultural romantic comedy that doesn't stint on romance or comedy, and- - when you least expect and most need it- - throws in some jaunty musical numbers of its own. show more

  • 63
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Hits more laughs than it misses and its characters are likable, empathetic people. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The movie offers up too many airy spiritual lessons in the hope of crossing from farce to sentiment. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    It's a film pregnant with comic possibility that ought to be much funnier than it is. show more

  • 38
    Howard Cohen Miami Herald

    Swami says, “Steer clear of The Guru, a dismally dumb sex comedy, lest you waste $9 and 90 minutes of your life you will never get back.'' show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The kind of comedy that aims at "edginess" and "sassiness" without managing to be edgy or sassy for a second. show more

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