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Based on 21 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A sweet-natured if formulaic romantic comedy. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie is surprisingly strong despite its potentially flaky plot, combining '80s-style humor with a sincere romantic story. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Examiner

    The considerable appeal of this movie has to do with its roots in those nice, comforting love stories of the 1930s. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    This movie desperately wants to be liked. The problem is, there's not much here to like -- at least nothing that's new or interesting. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Finally, an Adam Sandler comedy that you can sit through without wanting to throw a mallet through the screen. show more

  • 25
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The screenplay reads like a collaboration between Jekyll and Hyde. show more

  • 80

    A script with a streak of clever cynicism and poignancy, a soundtrack of tunes you thought had long since departed to the vinyl graveyard and one of the most adorable screen pairings in ages in Sandler and Barrymore and the result is a film which, while hardly high art, is simply irresistible. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Yes, it's sappy. It's also silly, utterly unironic, a sketch stretched out to feature length, and, if you're in the right mood, pretty darned cute. show more

  • 40
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    It's charmingly bad and an excellent date film. show more

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    It is a harmless and occasionally hilarious pop comedy good for a few bargain yuks. show more

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