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  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    I can't believe that even the most rabid chick-flick masochists wouldn't gag on it. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The measure of this kind of movie is its seductiveness, not its logic, nor the ways in which it exploits the supernatural angle, and The Lake House is seductive. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    One of the more befuddling movies of recent years. The premise makes no sense, no matter how you turn it around in your head. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Nothing stands up to scrutiny -- least of all the lethargic acting and the clumsy script. I was hot to trot for the exit halfway through, but a dogged sense of duty kept me stuck in an endless present. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    An enjoyably sudsy romance starring a moody Keanu Reeves, a broody Sandra Bullock, and the titular structure - a jewel box of glass and steel perched on stilts over Lake Michigan. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The time-warp romantic fantasy The Lake House is a puzzle that is maddeningly obtuse, emotionally overstretched, and virtually absent a sense of interior logic. show more

  • 50
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    A slow-moving, never-igniting tale of calendar-crossed lovers that grows less convincing as it proceeds. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What I respond to in the movie is its fundamental romantic impulse. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Bullock and Reeves have an unusual kind of charisma, one that works best when they're apart. Though the filmmakers sometimes put them in the same frame for visual ease, they mostly occupy different times. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Screenwriter David Auburn's awkward dialogue spells out the film's themes with painful literal-mindedness. show more

  • December 17, 2012 adkins357
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    I don\'t have time to watch many movies due to my busy schedule. Ran across The Lake House broadcast last weekend on cable TV. I loved the movie. So refreshing to see a romantic fantasy, the one chance meeting of the characters during the time gap of two years left the viewer wanting the two souls to be to united for eternity. If you aren\'t into movies that leave your imangination to fill in between the lines this movie isn\'t for you, but if you are a romantic Reeves and Bullock have a chemistry in the only scene they are together in the movie. Highly recommend

  • September 17, 2010 jerrykayne
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    I heard Mr. Moviefone call "The Lake House,""The crapiest crap from craptown."

  • March 23, 2010 Martha/Kathleen
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    This was a Great Movie except for the whole time shift thing, hope that Sandra and Keanu make another film together soon.

  • December 04, 2009 Bmm678
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    One of the best movies I have seen. Probably watched it 30 times already. Trying to figure out how this could happen. The writers are brillient.

  • November 09, 2009 Marilyn
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    Well, I love Kenu Reaves and Sandrfa Bullock together. This story is very well written and acted

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