• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Arthur Hiller
    In Theaters:
    Jan 27, 1984 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 15, 1998
  • MCA Universal Home Video

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The Lonely Guy Reviews

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Funny stuff.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

July 13, 2006
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 3/5

November 5, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An inventive comic meditation on being single.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

August 19, 2004
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Alternando o besteirol e a comédia de situações, o filme é consistentemente engraçado e surpreendentemente sensível. Um dos melhores da carreira de Steve Martin.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 22, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2003
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

| Original Score: 3/5

September 16, 2002
Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com

Very funny, early Steve Martin comedy. Has some great bits including a gag with spary-on sweat and another with cardboard stand-ups doubling as friends for lonely guys. Not Martin's funniest film, but it's up there.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 9, 2002
David Poland
Hot Button

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury

Gets funnier with age.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2002
Variety Staff
Variety
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Martin's trademark wacky humor is fitfully in evidence, but seems much more repressed than usual in order to fit into the relatively realistic world of single working people.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 3, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

A mindless comedy that's about as funny as a life sentence in solitary confinement.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 3, 2007
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 2/5

September 21, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 1/5

December 18, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The kind of movie that seems to have been made to play in empty theaters on overcast January afternoons.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 23, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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It tries a little bit of everything, and winds up with an air of messy desperation.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 30, 2004
Richard Luck
Film4

The least satisfying of Steve Martin's early movies.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003
M. Faust
ArtVoice

| Original Score: 2/5

April 26, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Martin and pathos just don't mix.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 3, 2002
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 2/5

August 13, 2002
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