Loving Jezebel (1999)



Critic Consensus: The script is cliched and badly written. The female characters aren't believable, and the movie is not funny.

Movie Info

Writer-director Kwyn Bader debuts with this romantic comedy about finding the right woman at the wrong time. Theodorus (Hill Harper) has a knack for falling for "Jezebels," women who are already involved with someone else. His romantic misadventures begin in Kindergarten and continue with a platonic relationship with beautiful acting student Frances (Nicole Ari Parker), a fling with a teddy bear-obsessed lass, and a passionate crush on fledgling poet and very married Samantha (Laurel Holloman). … More

Rating: R (adult situations)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Kwyn Bader
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 10, 2001
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as Theodorus Melville

as Gabe Parks

as Alice Melville

as Pop Melville

as Little Theodorus

as Nina Clarise

as Nikki Noodleman

as Samatha Parks

as Mrs. Harp

as Mr. Leone

as Man in Car

as Israeli Girl No. 1

as Israeli Girl No. 2

as Customer No. 1

as Customer No. 2
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Critic Reviews for Loving Jezebel

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (13)

It's hard to dislike a romantic comedy that's infatuated with the concept of love.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
Top Critic

Somehow manages to squander both an appealing cast and an inviting Manhattan setting.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic

A beguiling flow and grace to [a]strenuously inconsequential script.

January 1, 2000
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Captures the embarrassment of foreplay, but it could use a few lessons in the art of seduction.

January 1, 2000
Mr. Showbiz
Top Critic

An oafish wish-fulfillment wankfest.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Village Voice
Top Critic

A slight, unpleasant romantic comedy.

January 1, 2000
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Loving Jezebel

Intriguing story plot.

Leo L

Super Reviewer


Good film, great performance by Hill Harper...he's a highly underrated actor.

Chosen 718

Super Reviewer

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