• PG, 1 hr. 50 min.
  • Comedy, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Herbert Ross
    In Theaters:
    Nov 30, 1977 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 18, 2000
  • MGM Home Entertainment

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The Goodbye Girl Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Stagey, literal, and sentimental, this romantic film is mediocre in every respect, writing by Neil Simon, direction by Herbert Ross.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C+

March 10, 2011
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Broadway-like funny romantic comedy sitcom about struggling Manhattan actors, that has its awkward moments.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

February 25, 2010
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Dreyfuss got his Oscar for this Neil Simon romantic comedy costarring Marsha Mason.

| Original Score: 4/5

March 22, 2008
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Dreyfuss is great but the movie has not held up well.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 27, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Emblematic of the underside of 70s American film.

| Original Score: 1/5

July 4, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A bittersweet love story by Neil Simon.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 23, 2004
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Dreyfuss' Oscar-winning performance and the chemistry between him and Mason, plus Neil Simon script make this an entertaining watch.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 30, 2002
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 23, 2008
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com

| Original Score: 5/5

July 29, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 23, 2004
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

| Original Score: 5/5

August 4, 2004
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com

| Original Score: 4/5

June 10, 2004
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 3/5

November 29, 2003
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

October 29, 2002

Variety
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March 26, 2009
Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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May 9, 2005

Film4
May 24, 2003
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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January 1, 2000
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