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Love and Other Drugs Reviews

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Eight months after health-care reform was signed into law, Universal Pictures courageously weighs in with a watered-down satire of the pharmaceutical industry.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 4, 2011
Anna Smith
Time Out
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Ultimately, the unsettled tone undermines the romantic conclusion. Still, you've got to admire the ambition it shares with its cocky hero.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

December 27, 2010
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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But in Love & Other Drugs, [Zwick] and Herskovitz find a groove that delivers wry writing and smart cultural observation.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 17, 2010
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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A slick weepie made by smart guys who want you to know they're better than the schlockmeisters.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B-

December 3, 2010
David Denby
New Yorker
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as many weak spots, but what it delivers at its core is as indelible as (and a lot more explicit than) the work of such legendary teams as Clark Gable and Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

November 30, 2010
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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This movie is best treated like dim sum. Wait out the bad portions until a tastier dish is served. Let Hathaway be your guide.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 2/4

November 24, 2010
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Love and Other Drugs is successful in small doses, but the full regimen needed more testing.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Unfortunately the effects of the movie, therapeutic and intoxicating though they are, wear off before it is over.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Altogether, not a bad trip.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Jake Gyllenhaal is great in Love & Other Drugs. So is Anne Hathaway. Too bad the movie's a mess.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C-

November 24, 2010
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Too often the moral of this story seems to be "Love means never having to say you."

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 24, 2010
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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100 minutes of bitterness and raunch followed by a few minutes of honeyed niceness is a formula for self-negation.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 24, 2010
Christopher Kelly
Dallas Morning News
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One or two provocative bits emerge from the incoherence.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: 2/5

November 24, 2010
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Love and Other Drugs doesn't quite avoid the pitfalls of its genre, but at least the movie has the decency to make you laugh on its way to a foregone conclusion. Also, did I mention the sex?

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Love becomes, for two people, the great challenge and the great educator, and at every step of this beautiful film, we believe it.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

November 24, 2010
Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine
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While Hathaway and Gyllenhaal have good chemistry, and director Edward Zwick moves the narrative along nicely, the film is too self-satisfied to be genuinely touching.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

November 24, 2010
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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A polished romantic dramedy that won't change your life but might make you a little happier for a couple of hours.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

November 24, 2010
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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"Love and Other Drugs" is a sprawling, ambitious romantic comedy drama for grown-ups.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 24, 2010
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Zwick's Once and Again and thirtysomething portrayed emotion more honestly than many TV shows of their time. But in Love and Other Drugs, he unevenly weds the satirical and the sentimental.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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What you're chiefly left with at the end -- despite two fine performances -- is a mild case of emotional whiplash no magic pill is going to cure.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The more weight the story of Maggie and Jamie takes on, the more distracting is the screenplay's need to intercut updates on the pharmaceutical wars.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Eric Hynes
Village Voice
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The most egregious four-quadrant pander-party of the year, Ed Zwick's latest middlebrow atrocity has been so carefully market-tested that it needn't even be seen, just administered directly into the bloody mainstream.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 23, 2010
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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[Zwick] doesn't direct many rom-coms, and with Love & Other Drugs, you can see why.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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Finally, after years of suffering through Hollywood's predictable pap, sentimental mush, boring bromances and mean girl clichés, comes a love story that is actually worth falling for...

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2010
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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"Love and Other Drugs" fits no convenient category, which I guess is a plus, but it leaves you not knowing what to think, so muddled is its mood.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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No genuine ideas were wasted in its making.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 23, 2010
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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The only thing to dislike about 'Love and Other Drugs' is how clearly, and desperately, it wants to be liked.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 23, 2010
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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Love And Other Drugs gets wound up in a fascinating tangle of ill-advised romance and even more ill-advised pill-pushing gamesmanship. It's the untangling that's the problem.

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

November 23, 2010
James Berardinelli
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Love and Other Drugs may be the most honest romance to grace the screens during all of 2010.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 23, 2010
Andrew O'Hehir
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"Love and Other Drugs" is quite a mishmash of competing flavors. I mean that almost entirely in a good way.

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November 23, 2010
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Zwick and his cowriters (Marshall Herskovitz and Charles Randolph) are constantly letting Gyllenhaal and Hathaway down.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 23, 2010
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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At just about the time Hathaway drops her garments, the movie begins to lose focus, unsure of what really matters to the filmmakers.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

November 23, 2010
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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I wish director and co-writer Edward Zwick's film had the guts to treat Love & Other Drugs like a grown-up relationship story, rather than a relationship story periodically shoved aside by a lame and lamely raunchy romantic comedy for dummies.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Dana Stevens
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Careening from bathos to bromance to naked sexytime, the movie is like a mashup of three or four different movies, at least two of them fairly unpleasant.

Full Review Source: Slate

November 23, 2010
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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There's no drug strong enough to get me through another movie like Love and Other Drugs.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Karina Longworth
L.A. Weekly
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An unfunny sex farce and a relationship study without a shred of genuine human behavior.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 22, 2010
David Germain
Associated Press
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Despite its dramatic pretenses and far racier sex scenes than the typical studio romance, the movie is as predictable and ultimately as sappy as any other run-of-the-mill Hollywood love story.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 2/4

November 22, 2010
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Gyllenhaal and Hathaway, who played a couple in "Brokeback Mountain," have a natural, likable chemistry. At least when it's allowed to shine.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

November 22, 2010
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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It's the sort of movie in which half the audience will be drying their eyes and the other half rolling them.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

November 22, 2010
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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In the end, this is a smart movie that could have been smarter. The script feels like it was a draft or so away from total clarity and focus. But the energy of the cast and a dive into an unfamiliar world make the movie rather addictive.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

November 17, 2010
Justin Chang
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Snappy, saucy and, like any overzealous product-pusher, rather too eager to please.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 27, 2010
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