Laws of Attraction (2004)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: A bland and forgettable copy of Adam's Rib.


Movie Info

Though equally respected in their field, divorce lawyers Audrey Woods (Julianne Moore) and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan) are opposites inside and out of the courtroom. Audrey is meticulous and by the book, while Daniel relies on personality and luck to get by. Despite the difference in methods, neither lawyer has lost a case, and neither plan on ending their streak after being respectively hired by Serena (Parker Posey) and Thorne (Michael Sheen), a celebrity power couple gone wrong. The … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Harling, Aline Brosh McKenna, Karey Kirkpatrick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 24, 2004
Box Office: $17.8M
Runtime:
New Line Cinema - Official Site

Cast


as Daniel Rafferty

as Audrey Woods

as Thorne Jamison

as Serena Jamison

as Sara Miller

as Judge Abramovitz

as Tracey Abramovitz

as Ashton Phelps

as Michael Rawson

as Lyman Hersh

as Judge Baker

as Mary Harrison

as Mr. O'Callaghan

as Mrs. Flanagan

as Brendan

as Soloman Steinman
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Critic Reviews for Laws of Attraction

All Critics (149) | Top Critics (43)

The actors work hard to concoct some chemistry, but it's tough to be Tracy and Hepburn, let alone Doris Day and Rock Hudson, when you're trying to get your mouth around lines that wouldn't pass muster on a UPN sitcom.

Full Review… | August 7, 2004
New York Magazine/Vulture
Top Critic

Watch Hepburn and Tracy in Adam's Rib. It's very something.

August 1, 2004
New Yorker
Top Critic

There's no reason to see this movie.

Full Review… | December 25, 2010
Common Sense Media

Pitched as a homage to George Cukor's 1949 classic romantic comedy "Adam's Rib" (with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy), "Laws of Attraction" is far separated from that film's exceptional timing and sincere comic exploration of a competitive couple of

Full Review… | May 8, 2009
ColeSmithey.com

An affable (if entirely forgettable) romantic comedy...

Full Review… | May 7, 2007
Reel Film Reviews

In the end, lazy scriptwriting leads to a lukewarm verdict.

September 27, 2006
Christianity Today

Audience Reviews for Laws of Attraction

½

Lonely but charming divorce lawyers on opposite sides of the aisle opt for a longterm contract, no pre-nup, and so a writ of habeas corpus in this predictable bit o'unfortunately unfortunate blarney. The actors work so hard, and I was rooting for 'em, but ... it finally comes off as too forced, too mechanical, too formulaic, like a big song and dance production number to corn flakes.

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Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

A romantic comedy about two opposing divorce lawyers who end up in a relationship.It isnt the funniest comedy around but it does have its charm.

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♥Robyn M♥

Super Reviewer

Love this movie Julianne Moore is a really good actress & Pierce Brosnan is a good actor & he's adorable. :) Just a really enjoyable movie. :)

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Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

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