Morning Glory (2010)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: It's lifted by affable performances from its impeccable cast, and it's often charming -- but Morning Glory is also inconsistent and derivative.


Movie Info

A new romantic comedy set in the hilarious and dysfunctional world of morning television. When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller (McAdams) is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless love life. Stumbling into a job at "Daybreak" (the last-place national morning news show), Becky decides to revitalize the show by bringing on legendary TV anchor Mike Pomeroy (Ford). Unfortunately, Pomeroy refuses to cover morning show staples like celebrity gossip, … More

Rating: PG-13 (for some sexual content including dialogue, language and brief drug references)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Aline Brosh McKenna
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 8, 2011
Box Office: $31.0M
Runtime:
Paramount Studios - Official Site

Cast


as Becky Fuller

as Mike Pomeroy

as Colleen Peck

as Adam Bennett

as Jerry Barnes

as Lenny Bergman

as Ernie Appleby

as Becky's Mom

as Paul McVee

as Sam, Channel 9 Produ...

as Louanne

as Lisa Bartlett

as Jerry's Wife

as Merv, Daybreak Direc...

as Jerry's Assistant

as Joe the Cameraperson

as Governor Willis

as Becky's Assistant

as First Date

as Dog Walking Neighbor

as Channel 9 Director

as Channel 9 Technical ...

as Channel 9 Technical ...

as Channel 9 Associate ...

as Channel 9 Weatherper...

as IBS Lobby Guard

as Daybreak Producer

as Daybreak Producer

as Daybreak Producer

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as Daybreak Producer

as Daybreak Producer

as First Intern

as Horse Teeth Reporter

as Groundhog Reporter

as Crafts Expert

as Stage Manager

as Girl at Schiller's

as IBS Anchorperson

as IBS Anchorperson

as Daybreak Associate D...

as Daybreak Timing Prod...

as Daybreak Technical D...

as IBS Evening News Pro...

as Daybreak Fan on Plaz...

as Second Intern

as Animal Expert

as Television Executive

as Television Executive

as Television Executive

as Magician

as Himself

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as Daybreak Producer

as Himself

as Mike Pomeroy

as Groundhog Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Morning Glory

All Critics (173) | Top Critics (44)

A cut above the usual rom-com tripe while remaining several notches below the caliber of talent involved.

Full Review… | May 3, 2015
Philadelphia Weekly

It's hard not to have fun at this delightful comedy which features strong performances from McAdams, Ford and Keaton.

Full Review… | January 6, 2013
Big Hollywood

Watching McAdams juggle all the pieces provides much of the laughs, but both Keaton and Ford get some positively hilarious traction as Colleen and Mike clash on the air and compete for the spotlight.

Full Review… | September 26, 2011
American Profile

Behind the frivolity of this rom-com also lurks a serious theme about the importance of proper old-school journalism.

Full Review… | July 14, 2011
Digital Spy

It's entirely appropriate that Morning Glory ultimately turns into a celebration of quaffable, formulaic fluff.

Full Review… | June 11, 2011
Film Blather

full review at Movies for the Masses

Full Review… | April 13, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Morning Glory

½

Average rom-com. Enjoyable because of Harrison Ford.

Raajay
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

Rachel McAdams shines as the frazzled, determined and adorable up-and-coming TV producer, but the movie just doesn't pay her back. Between its plot (The Devil Wears Prada-esque), its feuding anchor dynamic (a watered-down Anchorman) and its cringe-worthy love scenes, all that's left is the cloying happy ending. There is a very good movie hidden in here somewhere, but it's just too formulaic and it grates by the end.

danperry17
Daniel Perry

Super Reviewer

In the end, it's a rom com. You want it to be about an empowered young woman working her way up the ladder to professional success. You will be disappointed.

Julie
Julie B

Super Reviewer

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