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Fools Rush In (1997)

tomatometer

29

Average Rating: 5.1/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 5

No consensus yet.

audience

65

liked it
Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 62,712

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Movie Info

Two relative strangers try to turn a one night stand into a marriage in this romantic comedy. Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the town, meets Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek), a free-spirited Mexican-American photographer. Alex and Isabel are overtaken by lust at first sight and end up spending

PG-13,

Comedy, Romance

Katherine Reback

Feb 10, 1998

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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All Critics (43) | Top Critics (12) | Fresh (9) | Rotten (18) | DVD (7)

Take away the ethnic/pregnancy angles, and we've seen this premise countless times -- all the way back to the spate of post-World War II romances about returning veterans and the mates they married in a blink.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A fun no-brainer that successfully casts a sweet romantic spell.

September 17, 2005 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
TheMovieReport.com

No laughs in this one at all. Who decided to write a movie about a club designer? Boring concept, no chemistry.

July 14, 2003
About.com

Fools rush in to watch this stupid romantic comedy.

March 4, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Shows how love leads away from reason into the mysteries of the heart.

August 29, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Stick to the sitcoms, Matt.

July 26, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Fools Rush In

A fairly typical formulaic rom-com. While it was fairly inoffensive and I quite like Perry and Hayek, it seems really dated for a film only 13 years old now and it is terribly dull.
December 15, 2010
SirPant

Super Reviewer

hated it
thought it was boring and pointless
November 4, 2007
FiLmCrAzY
Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

Very cute movie.
August 9, 2007
LitelBluHli

Super Reviewer

    1. Alex Whitman: You are everything I never knew I always wanted.
    – Submitted by Dave M (2 years ago)
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