• Definitely, Maybe (2008)

Definitely, Maybe

Release Date: February 14th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Will Hayes (Ryan Reynolds), a thirtysomething Manhattanite, is in the middle of divorce proceedings when his young daughter (Abigail Breslin) asks him about his life before marriage, including how he met and fell in love with her mother. Will flashes back to 1992 and recounts his romances with three women, changing their names so that his daughter must guess which one became his wife.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Rachel Weisz, Derek Luke, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Kline, Kevin Corrigan

Director: Adam Brooks

Genres: Romantic comedy , Drama

Production Co: Working Title Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Transformation, 2000s, Wife, Daughter, New York City, Love, Quest, Love interest, Amusing, Marriage, Endearing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The film is far from a complete washout, and this is chiefly a tribute to its immensely attractive and appealing cast. Ryan Reynolds proves to have the stuff of a true leading. man. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Definitely, Maybe gets too coy in spots, and Brooks is a sharper writer at this point in his career than he is a director. But for a film with a half-dozen fully-formed characters that spans 15 years and works in a swell detail about a 1943 edition of "Jane Eyre" - well, it definitely works. No maybes about it. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Keeps you interested in its characters and isn’t afraid of complicating your sympathies a little. In these dog-day months for romantic comedy, that means a lot. show more

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