Hope Floats Reviews

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Carly Kocurek
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Redemptive drama ready made for family viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 27, 2005
... just horrible, horrible, horrible.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
The plot of this tear-jerker is a little heavy-handed, and so is the directing by Forest Whitaker.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 28, 2002
Well, no it doesn't.
| Original Score: 2/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 2, 2002
In order for us to believe in the future and to step into it with buoyancy, we need the nurturing support of those nearest and dearest to us. Then hope floats.
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
Nothing spells dull and saccharine quite like the two dreaded H's--hugs and healing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
This very ordinary story is told soap opera style...
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
The first half of this Sandra Bullock vehicle is so winning and observant, it's especially disappointing when the storyline begins losing air at the midway point.
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
At times heartwarming home-town kitsch, at other times predictable puppy-love pablum for the young and recently separated, Hope Floats... but just barely.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Dragan Antulov
July 26, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)
June 12, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Nicolas Lacroix
November 12, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Bob Bloom
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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