Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Critic Consensus: With a clever script and charismatic leads, Definitely, Maybe is a refreshing entry into the romantic comedy genre.
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as Will Hayes
as Summer Hartley
as Russell T. McCormack
as Maya Hayes
as Hampton Roth
as Arthur Robredo
as Bill Clinton
as Ad Exec
as School Mom
as 1994 Intern
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as 1998 Intern
as Bookstore Owner
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Critic Reviews for Definitely, Maybe
More satisfying than your cookie-cutter romantic comedy but far less overwrought than a full-blown period romance, it finds a satisfying and cuddly middle ground.
This is straight-up young people whining about their relationships.
While clearly aimed at women, many men could find it as entertainingly endurable as did I.
The movie has heart and humor; the two most important traits for any romantic comedy.
Audience Reviews for Definitely, Maybe
Ryan Reynolds and Abigal Breslin shine in this beautiful movie that in the end had me in tears. Isla Fisher as April is also wonderful in this. Just a great movie.
One of the best Rom-com's in recent years. Not full of laughs throughout, it does have it's more serious and dramatic parts along the way. It does have a great cast with Renolds, the 3 female leads and a good performance by Abigail Breslin as Reynolds daughter. A good story largely told in retrospective segments as a father tells his daughter of his 3 main loves in his life, to see if she can work out which one was her mother. A class above most Rom-coms, with aspects similar to The Notebook and Serendipity!
This is one of the best romantic comedies I've seen in a long time. The story is romantic and snappy, keeping just the right amount of mystery so that it is not confusing but whimsically engrossing. I loved having the setting during Bill Clinton's time - it weathered and toughened out the story in an aspect where it definitely could've been too "fairytale". Isla Fisher is the European Amy Adams; I thought she was so, so adorable whenever she delivered anything. I hope she gets a great career in the future.I still kind of hate Ryan Reynolds because his acting style has touches of the egotistical and fake, but I think he manages to obtain a decent amount of chemistry with all four female characters (Abigail Breslin included). The casting was pretty much flawless, even though I think they could've had Elizabeth Banks do more and had us like her more. She can be perfectly endearing, that one.But as a general idea, I highly recommend this movie to anyone and I couldn't stop smiling throughout!
Definitely, Maybe Quotes
|Will Hayes:||I forgot to tell you the happy ending.|
|Maya Hayes:||What is it?|
|Emily:||I slept with Charlie.|
|Will Hayes:||I thought we had a plan.|
|Emily:||You had a plan.|
|Will Hayes:||You're killing me.|
|Emily:||No, I'm not. I'm letting you go.|
|April:||No one walks away from Paco!|
|Maya Hayes:||Look. I know love isn't a fairytale.|
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