• R, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Comedy, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Robert Cary
    In Theaters:
    Jun 23, 2006 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 29, 2008
  • Magnolia Pictures


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Ira and Abby Reviews

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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November 24, 2007
Nell Minow
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie benefits from an exceptionally strong line-up of supporting characters beautifully played by a top-notch cast.

Full Review | Original Score: B

October 18, 2007
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Ira & Abby has plenty of sharp details, mostly verbal, and it gives old pros and newer faces a chance to show off their poker-faced comic wiles.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

October 18, 2007
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Ira & Abby is like its characters: nice with a lot of problems.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

October 12, 2007
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It's sunny, oh-so-New-York and ever-so cute, and Messina and Westfeldt, under-used actors, are equally beguiling.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

October 11, 2007
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Ira & Abby, in its breezy, low-key way, will make audiences happy -- something [director] Westfeldt already knows how to do.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 5, 2007
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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A mixed bag with a lot of cutesy awfulness to wade through, but the acerbic ending is enough of a punchline to suggest that Westfeldt understands what a joke this kind of film can be.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

October 5, 2007
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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It was all so fresh and funny -- when Woody Allen did it.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 5, 2007
David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
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Ira & Abby is a comedy of errors that makes very few along the way.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 28, 2007
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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...Ira & Abby radiates a breathless charm, due in no small part to Ms. Westfeldt's sharp dialogue and engagingly unmannered performance.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 18, 2007
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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The nicest surprise of the week -- not just nice but amazing -- is a comedy called Ira and Abby.

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September 18, 2007
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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A formidable crowd-pleaser.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2007
Jan Stuart
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This round-robin of marital malaise has more integrity than one might expect from its meet-cute beginnings.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 13, 2007
Julia Wallace
Village Voice
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Annie Hall called, and it wants its plot back.

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September 11, 2007
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Though Westfeldt has a winning way with a punch line and a perky screen presence that is very much in the Diane Keaton/Jenna Elfman mode, the picture ultimately feels like yesterday's brisket.

July 14, 2007
John Anderson
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Ira and Abby is launched with an infectious elation, a no-guts-no-glory take on love that's joyous...

Full Review Source: Variety

July 9, 2007
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