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The Heartbreak Kid Reviews

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Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 2/5

September 4, 2004

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Heartbreak doesn't end; it just runs out of steam.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 4, 2007
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

January 29, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Elaine May's The Heartbreak Kid was directed with a sure feeling for how comedy can edge over into satire and then tragedy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 23, 2004
Fernando F. Croce

A meticulous winnowing of the male ego for the clueless schmuck in it

Full Review Source: CinePassion

February 12, 2010
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Discussion-worthy '70s anti-romantic comedy.

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

December 15, 2010
Variety Staff
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Elaine May's deft direction catches all the possibilities of young romance and its tribulations in light strokes and cleverly accents characterization of the various principals.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 3, 2009
Christopher Null

Genuinely funny thanks to Grodin's prodigious comic talents, though Eddie Albert nearly steals the show.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 27, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Snappy dialogue and director Elaine May's natural feel for comic moments make this film an urbane saga.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

February 7, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A poignant and witty marital comedy.

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

February 24, 2006
Alan Dale

Sometimes it seems that nobody ever has any idea what it is he's chasing after, and so the chase never ends.... It's a good day when you can laugh about it, which is what The Heartbreak Kid lets you do.

Full Review Source:

June 25, 2006
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Grodin cria um personagem extremamente egoísta que, ainda assim, consegue despertar nossa pena, ao passo que Shepherd, lindíssima, surge mais complexa do que poderíamos imaginar. Mas é Berlin quem rouba o filme com sua Lila irritante e comovente.

| Original Score: 3/5

March 13, 2011
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 5/5

February 10, 2005
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

May 19, 2004
Josh Larsen
Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)

Bitter about marriage yet optimistic about infatuation...

Full Review Source: Sun Publications (Chicago, IL) | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 4, 2007
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Forget Fargo and A Simple Plan: In 1972, The Heartbreak Kid had Minnesota down cold.

Full Review Source: City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

September 1, 2009
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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A first-class American comedy, as startling in its way as was The Graduate.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 20, 2003
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Lots of fun, with a slightly bitter aftertaste

| Original Score: 4/5

January 11, 2004
Emanuel Levy

May's sardonic, poignant look at a romantic triangle of nice Jewish boy, nice Jewish wife, and the gorgeous shiksa who upsets their honeymoon was labeled by some as an exercise in self-loathing, and critics asking if all Jewish women are so irritating?

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

September 9, 2007


A pleasing comic tragedy that looks at the disastrous effects of love on a man.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 13, 2007
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