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Splash Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's too bad the relentlessly conventional minds that made this movie couldn't have made the leap from sitcom to comedy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 23, 2004
Cole Smithey

| Original Score: 2/5

February 17, 2006
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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Its appeal is based almost entirely on regression -- a thematic regression to infancy and a stylistic regression to the most lulling kind of TV blandness.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
John Ferguson
Radio Times

This charming romantic comedy touched a chord with audiences around the world and propelled its stars Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, along with director Ron Howard, to Hollywood's front rank.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2014
James Rocchi

| Original Score: 3.5/5

November 7, 2002
Scott Weinberg

| Original Score: 5/5

July 25, 2002
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A sweet good-hearted romance, and the first real sign that both star and director were here to stay.

| Original Score: 3/5

January 14, 2003
Rob Vaux

Line up a row of Howard's films and ask someone to choose. Chances are, their hands will fall to Splash as often as any other

Full Review Source: Mania.com | Original Score: B+

March 17, 2014
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Fishy fairy tale the wrong hook on relationships.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

December 18, 2010
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Hannah does wonders with her thankless job, flitting tiny moments of joy and confusion across her face.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 26, 2006
Variety Staff
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Although film is a bit uneven, production benefits from a tasty look, an airy tone, and a delectable, unblemished performance from Hannah.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 21, 2008
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

October 1, 2002
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A wonderful, comic fantasy that helped launch Hanks to stardom.

| Original Score: 4/5

October 5, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The movie is cute, light, and fluffy, perhaps not the laugh-fest I had remembered but enough to get by.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

March 25, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Splash is a light-hearted comedy directed by Ron Howard that sparkles here and there thanks to its fairy tale elements.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

April 29, 2004
Susan Granger

| Original Score: 5/5

June 1, 2005
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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A romantic comedy that is as salty and bracing as a plunge in the surf.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 10, 2009
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2003
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

It's all been downhill from here for Ron Howard

| Original Score: 4/5

October 28, 2005
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