Mr. Wonderful (1993)



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Movie Info

A young man (Matt Dillon) is trying to go in with his friends on a bowling-alley investment, but finds that his finances are too strapped to attempt the venture. To curb his outlays, he begins arranging a marriage for his ex-wife (Annabella Sciorra) so he can end the alimony payments which keep him in debt.

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Vicki Polon, Anthony Minghella
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 23, 1999
Warner Home Video


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Critic Reviews for Mr. Wonderful

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (7)

Short on laughs but tinged with a pleasant European flavor.

Full Review… | March 18, 2008
Top Critic

Writer/director Minghella's second feature brings ambivalence and a touch of realpolitik to the stuff of candyfloss romance.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Without that yeoman cast effort and Dillon's easy charm, Mr. Wonderful could easily be mistaken for Mr. Potatohead.

May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
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One of those films where it's clear to the audience within five minutes what must obviously happen, and clear to the characters only at the end of the story.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Mr. Wonderful doesn't aspire to be anything more than it is, and such a simple, uncomplicated presentation, coupled with likable characters, makes this film a fine example of light, romantic entertainment.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Audience Reviews for Mr. Wonderful


Typical romantic comedy, but it was pretty cute. Wouldn't watch again though.

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

Nice performers in a nice story, that's it's problem it's nothing special just nice.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Matt Dillon and Annabella Sciorra are good in this romantic comedy. They are a couple that divorced that might find here paths back to one another...a very nice film to both actors!!

Mason Williams

Super Reviewer

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