• PG-13, 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Comedy, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Woody Allen
    In Theaters:
    Jun 10, 2011 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 20, 2011
  • Sony Pictures Classics

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Midnight in Paris Reviews

Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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It's fun and it's most welcome.

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

October 5, 2011
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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"Midnight in Paris" is a bonbon to ease the craving for Allen's earlier, funnier films.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

June 10, 2011
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Midnight in Paris is a loving embrace of the city, of art and of life itself.

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

June 10, 2011
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Our hero has found his groove among the Lost Generation and, for us, there's some amusement to be had in sharing Gil's thrills -- it's like stepping into a Classic Comics version of A Moveable Feast.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

June 3, 2011
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Midnight in Paris is charming and clever, at times wickedly astute and hopeful.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

June 3, 2011
David Thomson
The New Republic
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Woody Allen attracts promising players and does nothing with them.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

June 3, 2011
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Inquirer
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There is breezy comedy to be made of a YouTube-age writer meeting the icons and idols of a bygone, classical era, but Allen goes deeper, expanding on his time-travel device to make unexpected and unexpectedly generous observations.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: A-

June 3, 2011
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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I find this upfront fantasy to be his funniest, most agreeable comedy in years.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 2, 2011
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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Woody Allen's beleaguered heroes have never been reluctant to indulge in a little fantasy to get what they want.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B+

June 2, 2011
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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It makes us happily remember the movies we thought Allen wasn't able to make anymore, even while the filmmaker reaches into the past to add one more great one to the list.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 2, 2011
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It succeeds because Allen's muse is completely activated, unlike last year's time-waster You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, in which thought ran no deeper than the title joke.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

June 2, 2011
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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What's Wilson doing in a Woody Allen movie about a B-list screenwriter who time-travels from the present to the Jazz Age? Disarming the audience with his wistful joie de vivre, that's what.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 2, 2011
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Midnight in Paris is a terrific picture -- an appealing, bubbly, intelligent fantasy made by a director in an unusually playful mood.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

June 2, 2011
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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"Midnight in Paris" finds Allen in a larky, slightly tart and altogether bountiful mood, giving filmgoers a movie that, while unabashedly funny and playful, provides a profiterole or two for thought.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/4

May 27, 2011
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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A movie that's loving and wistful and often hysterically funny.

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

May 26, 2011
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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While Allen may not be reinventing any wheels, he still has it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 26, 2011
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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A sweet-natured trifle, as flavorful and as thin as a crepe.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

May 26, 2011
Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
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A delicious trifle for anyone who has ever dreamt of bantering about the cinema with Luis Buñuel or lounging at the piano to hear Cole Porter sing "Let's Do It."

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

May 26, 2011
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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"Midnight in Paris" makes you yearn for the time when brainy larks weren't a once-a-year occasion.

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

May 26, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Woody Allen must have had a great time writing this screenplay.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 26, 2011
David Denby
New Yorker
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As a conceit, the visit with literary celebrities may be thin, and the episodes are brief and sketchy, but wish fulfillment is part of the movie's charm.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

May 23, 2011
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com
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Smart, funny, whimsical--one of the best romantic comedies in recent years.

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

May 21, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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sweet, not altogether satisfying variation on the fantasy-becomes-reality conceit he used in his Depression-era The Purple Rose of Cairo.

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

May 21, 2011
Dana Stevens
Slate
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A huge part of the charm of Midnight in Paris derives from the finely calibrated casting, long one of Allen's superpowers as a director.

Full Review Source: Slate

May 20, 2011
Ella Taylor
NPR
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A sweet and lively story, and a nicely packaged new outing from a past master who has done little more than repeat himself for at least two decades.

Full Review Source: NPR

May 20, 2011
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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As a filmmaker, Allen has grappled with the temptations of repeating himself instead of forging a fresh path. You can feel that conflict here, and watching him work it out is exhilarating.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 20, 2011
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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In Woody Allen's beguiling and then bedazzling new comedy, nostalgia isn't at all what it used to be -- it's smarter, sweeter, fizzier and ever so much funnier.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

May 20, 2011
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Allen's new "Midnight in Paris" is a lot like his earlier, funnier movies. And it's far and away his sunniest effort since "Mighty Aphrodite."

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 20, 2011
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Midnight in Paris is as light as a soufflé, and almost as sweet.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

May 20, 2011
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Though it never ventures past the tourist quarters of Paris, this is one of Woody's most handsomely photographed movies.

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

May 20, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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The idea has likely been in Allen's head since forever, but it's arrived at the right moment.

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

May 20, 2011
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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It's an entertaining trifle that is at least as engaging as, and perhaps more likeable than, a majority of the filmmaker's recent excursions.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

May 19, 2011
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write again: Woody Allen has made a wonderful new picture, "Midnight in Paris," and it's his best, most enjoyable work in years.

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

May 19, 2011
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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Entertaining enough, but unmistakably the work of a later, lesser era.

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

May 19, 2011
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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It is marvelously romantic, even though - or precisely because - it acknowledges the disappointment that shadows every genuine expression of romanticism.

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

May 19, 2011
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Having sampled London and Barcelona in recent films, Woody Allen continues his grand tour of European cities with Midnight in Paris, an ingratiating, tourist-oriented exercise in nostalgia for a city that doesn't exist.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

May 18, 2011
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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This is prime Woody Allen -- insightful, philosophical and very funny.

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

May 18, 2011
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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In a film so ripe with temptations for posturing, exaggeration and satirical overacting, nobody is anything less than natural, unpretentious and funny as hell.

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

May 18, 2011
Karina Longworth
Village Voice
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A deceptively light time-travel romance, Midnight in Paris uses fairy-tale devices as a way to get to the filmmaker's familiar, real-life-sourced themes.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 17, 2011
David Germain
Associated Press
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Woody Allen has found the right time and the right place with "Midnight in Paris," his lightest, funniest and most-satisfying movie in a long time.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

May 16, 2011
Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies
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Rather surprisingly... Midnight is an absolutely terrific film, fleet and brisk and as charming as it wants to be.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 16, 2011
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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This supernatural comedy isn't just Allen's best film in more than a decade; it's the only one that manages to rise above its tidy parable structure and be easy, graceful, and glancingly funny, as if buoyed by its befuddled hero's enchantment.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

May 16, 2011
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Allen seems to be paying attention in a way he hasn't always done in recent films, and has found a way to channel his often-caustic misanthropy, half-comic fear of death and anti-American bitterness into agreeable comic whimsy.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

May 12, 2011
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Pure Woody Allen. Which is not to say great or even good Woody, but a distillation of the filmmaker's passions and crotchets, and of his tendency to pass draconian judgment on characters the audience is not supposed to like.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 12, 2011
Peter Debruge
Variety
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Like a swoony lost chapter from Paris, je t'aime agreeably extended to feature length.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 11, 2011
Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter
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Woody's in good form and Paris looks glorious in this droll time-traveling fantasy.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

May 11, 2011
Laremy Legel
Film.com
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Sweet, sentimental, and vibrant, Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" rightfully points out that yesterday's frolicking bar might be today's laundry mat ... but we can always visit the good times in our memories.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: A

May 11, 2011
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